03Creature of the Estuary by Eelyn Lee WEB

Award-winning artist & filmmaker Eelyn Lee has recently completed her latest film, Creature of the Estuary. more


Eelyn Lee is an award-winning artist-filmmaker who has screened work across London including Barbican, Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery as well as internationally in Paris, Berlin and Toronto.

Using processes of devising and collaboration, her films use rich imagery and soundscapes to tell multi-layered stories about people and place. The vision, energy and experience she brings to the creative process builds an environment conducive to making bold and original work.

Following the first phase of a new body of work supported by Barbican and Arts Council England Eelyn continues her exploration of collaborative filmmaking through a residency at Metal, an artistic lab on the Thames Estuary. 

Read curator, Gareth Evans' article about Eelyn's unique 5-day lab that informed the first iteration, Monster, a 16-minute film which will have it's London Premiere at Close-Up Film Centre on 8th March.

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That we would see something translated so profoundly from a theatrical space to a cinematic one in just a handful of days is really extraordinary... A wonderful paradox."

Gareth Evans, film curator (Whitechapel Gallery) on Monster


IMAGE An Atmospheric Screening at Coalhouse Fort

Monday, 26 September 2016
Last night 180 people sat in deck chairs to watch a special outdoor preview screening of Creature of the Estuary at Coalhouse Fort, Tilbury. Introduced by writer and curator, Gareth Evans [Whitechapel], the film that delves in to the estuary mud to unearth stories of fear and... Read More...

IMAGE Creature of the Estuary Starts Filming

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Principal photography on Eelyn Lee's latest film, Creature of the Estuary began this week along the South Essex stretch of the Thames Estuary. Eelyn welcomes back BAFTA-winning actor Anamaria Marinca [above right] as Rada, a migrant who arrives by small boat at the... Read More...