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Roque Federizon Lee Net Worth

Roque Federizon Lee Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Roque Federizon Lee Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Roque Federizon Lee, a.k.a. ROXLEE is a Filipino animator, filmmaker, cartoonist, painter, rock star, and many considered as the God Father of the Filipino young filmmakers. The man who created “Cesar Asar” together with his brother Mon Lee. Rox is also the older brother of Romeo Lee, a fellow painter and Ruben Lee, a cinematographer. Apart from this Lee brothers is their nephew Topel Lee, a film, TV and music director of GMA Networks. He started out as a cartoonist—first contributing cartoons to Jingle Magazine, and then doing the comic strip Cesar Asar for Manila Bulletin (one of the most popular broadsheet in the Philippines) in collaboration with his brother Monlee from 1980 to 2000. Roxlee is one of the founding members of Animagination now evolved into Animahenasyon and Sinekalye, a group of filmmakers taking the films and music into the street. He is a pioneer of independent film animation in the Philippines. Working outside the "factory" system, usually with only one or two collaborators, he’s a magician who can instantly conjure up an original piece working only with the barest of materials, usually with just pen and paper and ink. Spontaneity and irreverent situational ideas are paramount for him over fanciful techniques and linear storytelling. His edgy approach is surreal sense of humor . What is incalculable is his originality as an animator and filmmaker, which can be considered as an attempt to create a modern Filipino style and philosophy of filmmaking. His early works were done in super-8 film—divided between hand-drawn scratchy works like "The Great Smoke", and pixilated live action pieces like "Juan Gapang". Both are now considered classics of the independent film movement of the 1980s. In the 2000s, he reinvented himself as a digital filmmaker. His "12 commandments of filmmaking" has turned him into some kind of guru, an inspiration to filmmakers young and old. Although he never worked in the animation industry, Roxlee’s independent approach to filmmaking has influenced a whole generation of younger animators, many of whom first took up courses at the Mowelfund Film Institute in the 80s and 90s. Some of these animators are now stalwarts in the industry. Roxlee also has a modest but keen international following, mostly in Western Europe, Japan and Singapore. Maybe computers and 3D animation software may have made Roxlee’s animation antiquated and old school, but he has proven that anyone can be an animator, as long as he has pen, paper, ink, interesting ideas, and the will to get it done. Roxlee is also onto oil painting and currently finished book entitled “Cesar Asar in the Planet of the Noses,” a collection of his cartoons and short stories.source: Animahenasyon
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Date Of BirthAugust 16, 1950
Place Of BirthNaga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines
ProfessionDirector, Actor, Writer
EducationMowelfund Film Institute
NationalityFilipino
Star SignLeo
#Fact
1Began making short films in 1983.
2Started as a cartoonist.
3Brother of Romeo Lee

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Juan Baybayin2007
Imahe nasyon2006segment "La Pula"
Green Rocking Chair2006
Romeo Must Rock2005Video documentary as Roque 'Roxlee' Lee
Batumbuhay2003Documentary short
Bruce2003Short
Juan Gulay2000Short
Tito's Wedding1994Short
Prayle1988Short
Juan Gapang1986Short
Lizard: How to Perform in Front of a Reptile1986Short
ABCD1985Documentary short
The Great Smoke1984Short

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ang pagbabalat ng ahas2013
Mondomanila: Kung paano ko inayos ang buhok ko matapos ang mahaba-haba ring paglalakbay2010Ipis Head
Bahag Kings2008
Tribu2007Mag-asawang nag-aaway
Pandanggo2006Kutsero (segment "Agogo")
Ang anak ni Brocka2005
Camiling Story2005Fr. Roque Lee
Lasponggols2005
Pepot Artista2005Assistant Director
Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino2004Conrado Baltazar
Juan Gulay2000Short

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Juan Baybayin2007
Imahe nasyon2006segment "La Pula"
Green Rocking Chair2006written by

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ALIPATO: The Very Brief Life of an Ember2016animator
Imahe nasyon2006animator - segment "La Pula"

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Green Rocking Chair2006producer
Lizard: How to Perform in Front of a Reptile1986Short producer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Muzzled Horse of an Engineer in Search of Mechanical Saddles2008

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lizard: How to Perform in Front of a Reptile1986Short

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dung-aw1990Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jingle lang ang pahina2012Documentary
Philippine New Wave: This Is Not a Film Movement2010DocumentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Special Honorary AwardCinema One Originals Digital Film Festival
1989Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Short Film (Pinakamahusay na Maikling Pelikula)Juan gapang (1986)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Ogawa Shinsuke PrizeYamagata International Documentary Film FestivalGreen Rocking Chair (2006)
2007Lino Brocka AwardCinemanila International Film FestivalDigital LokalJuan Baybayin (2007)
1995Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Short Film (Pinakamahusay na Maikling Pelikula)Tito's Wedding (1994)
1989Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Short Film (Pinakamahusay na Maikling Pelikula)Prayle (1988)

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