Photo by Vivienne McMaster, featuring artist Kelly Barton.

Jen Lee created THE movie for creatives and collaborators.
— Kate Harvie
Hats off to Jen Lee for creating a moving film about artists in active and trusting collaboration with other artists.
— Pixie Campbell
SO inspiring and worthwhile . . . Jen Lee has created a wonder.
— Jill Berry

Do it yourself doesn't mean do it alone.

Filmmaker Jen Lee profiles ten independent artists who turn friendships and virtual connections into real-world collaborations. Explore the benefits and challenges of creating independently, how to find like-minded others and what’s possible when makers join forces to create together.


Director: Jen Lee 

Genre: Social & Cultural Documentary, Art & Design

Themes: creativity, connection, collaboration, DIY culture and art

Runtime and Rating: 50 minutes, Mature Audiences

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Photo by Bella Cirovic

Photo by Bella Cirovic

Jen Lee is the producer and director of Indie Kindred, a documentary about creative collaboration among independent artists. She is also a publisher, media producer and a performer in New York City's storytelling scene. Jen has been featured on the Peabody Award-winning Moth Radio Hour, and in The Best of The Moth: Volume 15

Jen creates soulful-meets-artful resources for off-map thinkers and makers at and is a sought-after mentor and guide for workshops and retreats unleashing creative expression.