Lee Citron is an award winning writer and director based in Los Angeles. Originally from Millburn, NJ, he studied film production at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He went on to work in television as a director's assistant, 2nd unit director, and associate producer of hits shows including the FX comedy series, LEGIT, starring Jim Jefferies, before recieving his Masters degree in Directing from the American Film Institute (AFI).
His short film, MARTIAN AMERICAN won the first place Emmy for Best Comedy Student Film in 2015 from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Best Short Film at the Ft Lauderdale Film Festival, Best Director at IndieFlix in the UK, Best Actor at the LA Comedy Fest, and Best Screenplay at the Las Vegas Film Festival among other official selections and awards. His short, ANDROID LOVE, premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival and was at the ICG Emerging Cinematographer Awards. His film, IDIOT BOX won Best Short Film at the Albuquerque Film Festival and the Film Outside the Frame Awards at the DGA after premiering on PBS.
He believes in bringing joy and imagination into the world of entertainment with a blend of character work, science fiction, and comedy.
He is currently developing a slate of feature film and television projects and is a dog person.