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by Jessi, Giana & Lindsay
Real Girl Series

Jean Lee - Purposeful Storytelling


Writer and Director, Jean Lee, shares her exciting journey into the film world as a female storyteller. She bravely followed her heart when she decided to break from a traditional career path and pursue a new passion. We loved learning about her personal process of prayer journaling and how she brings purpose into her storytelling. As a woman who is dedicated to lifting up the women around her, Jean reminds us of the importance of nurturing a community and cheering every woman on.

Topics We Discuss: 

  • Women in Film
  • Faith
  • Conscious Communication

In the Episode, We Learn:

  • She had to take a step back from her career to nurture a parent and what she learned from that experience.
  • Her perspective on the foundation of film as a medium.
  • The balance between being a strong leader and expressing sincere emotion.
  • How her passion for film developed.
  • What led her to pursue film school and how she manifested a scholarship.
  • What attracts her to projects.
  • The importance of actively listening in life and on set.
  • About her prayer journals.
  • The importance of having a strong and loving support system.
  • How she got accepted into the NBC Female Forward program.




Episode 39

by Jessi, Giana & Lindsay