Lawrence Le Lam

Lawrence Le Lam 林樂

Editor, Co-writer, Associate Producer

Lawrence Le Lam is an award-winning filmmaker from Richmond, BC with an affinity for music-centric stories that explore underground worlds in the Asian diaspora.

His final thesis film from Emily Carr University of Art + Design about forbidden rock & roll and long-haired hippies in 1970s Taiwan, The Blue Jet won Best Student Production (Whistler Film Festival / Leo Awards 2016) and Best in Canada at the Toronto International Short Film Festival. His short film about the underground hip hop scene in 1992 post-riot LA, Cypher won Best Period Piece at Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018.

In 2017, Lawrence participated in the Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab. He is also developing his first feature, coming of age, hip-hopera, and crime drama, The Chinatown Diner.