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Lee Haven Jones

Born in the valleys of south Wales, Lee graduated from Exeter University with a first-class honours degree and won a competitive scholarship to study acting at RADA, before turning his sights to directing.  His debut feature film, THE FEAST, premiered at SXSW in March 2021 and has gone on to win Best Director at BIFAN (South Korea), International Critics’ Award at NIFFF and was shortlisted for the BFI/IWC Schaffhausen Award at the BFI London Film Festival.  THE FEAST is distributed by IFC Films in the US and Picturehouse in the UK.  Lee has won a number of awards for his work, including 2 BAFTA Wales awards for Best Director, having been nominated on 5 occasions.  His TV credits include DOCTOR WHO and lead director on ITV’s original series THE LONG CALL and THE BAY.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
THE LONG CALL
Company:
Silverprint / ITV
Project details:
Lead director
Date: 2020
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special
Company:
BBC
Date: 2019
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO
Company:
BBC
Project details:
2 episodes
Date: 2018
Production (role):
THE BAY
Company:
ITV
Project details:
Lead director

BAFTA Wales Nominated
Date: 2018
Production (role):
SHETLAND
Company:
BBC
Project details:
3 episodes

Lead director of series 4
Date: 2017
Production (role):
VERA
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
2 episodes
Date: 2017
Production (role):
BANG
Company:
Joio/ Banijay
Project details:
8 episodes

Writers' Guild Nominated
Date: 2013-2016
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
5 episodes
Date: 2015
Production (role):
35 DIWRNOD
Company:
S4C
Project details:
8 episodes
Date: 2015
Production (role):
PETHAU BYCHAIN
Company:
Joio
Date: 2015
Production (role):
TIR
Company:
Joio/ BBC
Project details:
3 epsiodes

Welsh BAFTA nominated
Date: 2015
Production (role):
WATERLOO ROAD
Company:
Shed/ BBC
Project details:
2 episodes
Date: 2014
Production (role):
WIZARDS V ALIENS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
4 episodes
Date: 2013
Production (role):
THE INDIAN DOCTOR
Company:
Avatar/ BBC
Project details:
7 episodes
Date: 2013
Production (role):
TIR
Company:
Joio
Project details:
TV Movie
Date: 2012
Production (role):
POBOL Y CWM
Company:
BBC/ S4C
Project details:
21 episodes
Date: 2011
Production (role):
ALYS
Company:
Boomerang
Project details:
3 episodes
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2021
Production (role):
GWLEDD | THE FEAST
Company:
BFI/Ffilm Cymru Wales/Bankside/Picturehouse
Project details:
*Screened at South by Southwest, USA (March 2021)
*Screened at NIFFF, Switzerland (July 2021) – WINNER International Critics Award
*Screened at BIFAN, South Korea (July 2021) – WINNER Best Director
*Screened at Fantasia, Canada (August 2021)
*Screened at Phoenix Film Festival, USA (August 2021)
*Screened at Sidewalk Film Festival, USA (August 2021)
*Screened at Motel X, Portugal (September 2021)
*Screened at Slash Film Festival, Austria (September 2021)
*Screened at Beyond Fest, USA (October 2021)
*Screened at BFI London Film Festival (October 2021)
*Screened at Sitges International Film Festival, Spain (October 2021)
*Screened at Fantasy Film Fest, Germany (October 2021)
*Release US (November 2021)
Date: 2015
Production (role):
GALESA
Company:
Joio
Project details:
Welsh BAFTA winning
SHORT FILM
Date: 2015
Production (role):
WANT IT
Company:
Joio

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): THE LONG CALL
    Company: Silverprint / ITV
    Project details: Lead director
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 2 episodes
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): THE BAY
    Company: ITV
    Project details: Lead director

    BAFTA Wales Nominated
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): SHETLAND
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 3 episodes

    Lead director of series 4
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): VERA
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: 2 episodes
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): BANG
    Company: Joio/ Banijay
    Project details: 8 episodes

    Writers' Guild Nominated
  • Date: 2013-2016
    Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 5 episodes
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): 35 DIWRNOD
    Company: S4C
    Project details: 8 episodes
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): PETHAU BYCHAIN
    Company: Joio
    Project details:
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): TIR
    Company: Joio/ BBC
    Project details: 3 epsiodes

    Welsh BAFTA nominated
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): WATERLOO ROAD
    Company: Shed/ BBC
    Project details: 2 episodes
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): WIZARDS V ALIENS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 4 episodes
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): THE INDIAN DOCTOR
    Company: Avatar/ BBC
    Project details: 7 episodes
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): TIR
    Company: Joio
    Project details: TV Movie
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): POBOL Y CWM
    Company: BBC/ S4C
    Project details: 21 episodes
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): ALYS
    Company: Boomerang
    Project details: 3 episodes
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): GWLEDD | THE FEAST
    Company: BFI/Ffilm Cymru Wales/Bankside/Picturehouse
    Project details: *Screened at South by Southwest, USA (March 2021)
    *Screened at NIFFF, Switzerland (July 2021) – WINNER International Critics Award
    *Screened at BIFAN, South Korea (July 2021) – WINNER Best Director
    *Screened at Fantasia, Canada (August 2021)
    *Screened at Phoenix Film Festival, USA (August 2021)
    *Screened at Sidewalk Film Festival, USA (August 2021)
    *Screened at Motel X, Portugal (September 2021)
    *Screened at Slash Film Festival, Austria (September 2021)
    *Screened at Beyond Fest, USA (October 2021)
    *Screened at BFI London Film Festival (October 2021)
    *Screened at Sitges International Film Festival, Spain (October 2021)
    *Screened at Fantasy Film Fest, Germany (October 2021)
    *Release US (November 2021)
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): GALESA
    Company: Joio
    Project details: Welsh BAFTA winning
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): WANT IT
    Company: Joio
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