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Name  Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
Role  Filmmaker
Parents  Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

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Movies  Elemental, Marie's Dictionary, Yukon Kings, Isle De Jean Charles, Laugh Clown Laugh, A Conversation about Oneness
Albums  Elemental (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Borrowed Time
Music director  Elemental, Laugh Clown Laugh
Similar People  H Scott Salinas, Llewellyn Vaughan‑Lee, Pedro Kos

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Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee (born 1979 in London, England) is a filmmaker, musician, and composer. Emmanuel is the son of Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, a Sufi mystic and lineage successor in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Order.

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Biography

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Vaughan-Lee attended Berklee College of Music in Boston to pursue musical studies in improvisation and composition. After graduating from Berklee in 2001, Vaughan-Lee performed and recorded with numerous artists including Mary Stallings, Lionel Loueke, Dayna Stephens, Ferenc Nemeth and Ambrose Akinmusire. He recorded and released two albums under his own name – Previous Misconceptions (2001 – Emanjazz) and Borrowed Time (2005 – Fresh Sound New Talent).

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In 2005, Vaughan-Lee founded the Global Oneness Project, an online educational multimedia platform. He has directed films that have been featured on PBS, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, National Geographic, Outside (magazine), and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

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In 2012, Vaughan-Lee's debut feature film, Elemental, made its world premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Variety called the film "inspiring". The New York Times wrote the following review about Elemental – "This sensitively scored film complicates the typical missionary's progress arc by acknowledging its would-be heroes' weaknesses and the day-to-day obstacles to doing good." The film went on to play at more than 50 film festivals internationally with theatrical distribution handled by The Film Collaborative. and digital and non theatrical by Cinema Guild.

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In collaboration with composer H. Scott Salinas, he composed music for his films Elemental and Laugh Clown Laugh.

In 2013, Vaughan-Lee's documentary Yukon Kings exhibited at the National Museum of the American Indian, part of the Smithsonian Institution. It was also featured in National Geographic (magazine).

In 2014, Vaughan-Lee's documentaries Isle de Jean Charles and Marie's Dictionary were featured on The New York Times Op-Docs. His documentary Soleá was featured in The New Yorker.

In 2016, Vaughan-Lee produced Welcome to Canada which premiered at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and screened at the Seattle International Film Festival. and was featured in National Geographic (magazine).

He is the director of the Spiritual Ecology Fellowship an initiative of the Kalliopeia Foundation.

Film Awards and recognition

  • WINNER – Best Indie Content Award – WHAT WOULD IT LOOK LIKE?, Boston International Film Festival 2009
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – A THOUSAND SUNS Mill Valley Film Festival 2009
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – A THOUSAND SUNS, Going Green Film Festival 2010
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – A THOUSAND SUNS, Santa Cruz International Film Festival 2010
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – A THOUSAND SUNS, Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2011
  • WINNER – Best Documentary, – A THOUSAND SUNS, Humboldt International Film Festival 2011
  • WINNER – Best Sustainability Message Award – A THOUSAND SUNS, Japan Wildlife Film Festival 2011
  • NOMINEE – Panda Award for Editing – ELEMENTAL, Wildscreen Festival 2012
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Mill Valley Film Festival 2012
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Austin Film Festival 2012
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, St. Louis International Film Festival 2012
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Red Rock Film Festival 2012
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Wildscreen Festival 2012
  • WINNER - Best Environmental Film - ELEMENTAL, Japan Wildlife Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Yale Environmental Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Japan Wildlife Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Byron Bay Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Jaipur International Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Frozen River Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, International Film Festival of India 2013
  • Official Selection – ELEMENTAL, Cleveland International Film Festival 2013
  • WINNER - ELEMENTAL, Social Impact Media Awards 2013
  • WINNER - Best Documentary - ELEMENTAL, Bushwick Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection - ELEMENTAL, Bergen International Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – YUKON KINGS, Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection – YUKON KINGS, DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection - LAUGH CLOWN LAUGH, Mill Valley Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection - LAUGH CLOWN LAUGH, Sausalito Film Festival 2013
  • Official Selection - ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, Telluride Mountain Film 2014
  • Official Selection - ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, Seattle International Film Festival 2014
  • Official Selection - ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, Hot Springs International Film Festival 2014
  • Official Selection - ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, Tallgrass International Film Festival 2014
  • The Global Oneness Project
  • Elemental the Film
  • Go Project Films
  • Spiritual Ecology Fellowship
  • References

    Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee Wikipedia