Quentin Lee, of Gay Hollywood Dad fame, is busier than ever. A member of Producer’s Guild of America, Quentin Lee has directed and produced over ten features. PromoHomoTV Producer/Host Nicholas Snow is excited to catch up with Quentin on this episode of #NotesFromHollywood.
Winning the 2020 Roddenberry Impact Award, Margin Films’ owner and creator Quentin Lee (White Frog, The People I’ve Slept With, Comedy InvAsian) is co-creating with Author Adi Tantimedh (The Ravi PI series from Simon & Schuster) a sci-fi comedy web series titled Comisery (#comiserytv), currently being shot and released on Facebook via AsianAmericanMovies.com, an SVOD platform that Quentin has founded to showcase Asian American features, shorts and shows to a global audience.
Also on deck for Quentin, Brash Boys Club, a gay male stand up comedy special, which will be releasing on September 8 from Comedy Dynamics on all platforms.
In addition, Quentin is co-creating an American television situational comedy titled Hollywoodshare.tv with choreographer and filmmaker Jenifer Yeuroukis. Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back), Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life) and upcoming gay black standup comedian Sampson McCormick are attached as the recurring leads.
Up north, Quentin is co-creating a Canadian television situational comedy titled Son of Smiley with standup comedian Ed Hill, based on his acclaimed podcast of the same name. Asian mega pop star Edison Chen (Infernal Affairs, The Dark Knight), Steph Song (Roger OMNI’s Blood and Water), Nadia Hatta (Netflix’s Away), and Ed Hill are attached as the recurring leads. Michael Parker and Shan Tam’s Holiday Pictures is the production company.
His first feature Shopping For Fangs (co- directed with Justin Lin) premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and became a cult classic as part of Asian American New Wave Class of 1997.
His subsequent features Drift, Ethan Mao, The People I’ve Slept With, White Frog and The Unbidden have all been sold and played festivals worldwide such as AFI Fest, Vancouver International, Hawaii International, São Paulo, Turin and Cardiff.
As a producer, Quentin has produced Big Gay Love, Serial Killer # 1 and Gay Hollywood Dad. Most currently, Brash Girls Club, the limited TV series that he created, produced and directed is now streaming on Tubi. The TV series Comedy Invasian that he co-created, directed and produced was streamed as a Hulu Exclusive in 2018. In 2020, Quentin is producing three stand up comedy specials, three for Comedy Dynamics.