Roy Lee is a film and television producer and founder of Vertigo Entertainment. Lee has an undergraduate degree from George Washington University and attended law school at American University. He earned his first producer credit from the popular horror film The Ring, and afterward, Lee went on to produce many iconic American horror films in the past two decades including The Grudge, The Strangers, and IT.
Lee produced the beloved children’s animated films The Lego Movie and How To Train Your Dragon. He executive-produced The Departed which won three Academy Awards. Currently, Roy produces a diverse slate of popular video game adaptations, acclaimed-director-driven thrillers, television series at many major streaming services, and horror films.
In September of 2022, Lee joined the Q&A-List Speaker Series at NYFA Los Angeles’ campus to screen and discuss his latest film Barbarian (2022). The series was moderated by Tova Laiter and opened to a crowd of students and LA-based alumni.