Hey there! I'm Jody Lee Lipes

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Experience: 15 years
Title/Headline: Cinematographer / Director
Known for: I Know This Much Is True, Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Manchester by the Sea, Trainwreck, Ballet 422, Bluebird, Girls, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Two Gates of Sleep, Tiny Furniture, Afterschool
Minimum time: 15 minutes

About Me

All my Sidetime proceeds DONATED to NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATION FUND.

Jody Lee Lipes is a cinematographer and director with diverse experience in film, television, commercials and music videos.

He recently lensed Derek Cianfrance's HBO Mini Series "I Know This Much Is True" starring Mark Ruffalo.

In film, he has worked with such acclaimed directors as Kenneth Lonergan on "Manchester By the Sea," which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture; Marielle Heller on "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," which garnered an Academy Award nomination for Tom Hanks; Sean Durkin on "Martha Marcy May Marlene," which won Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival; and Judd Apatow on "Trainwreck," which earned a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Picture.

In commercials and music videos, he has worked with (among others) Mark Romanek, Jenn Nkiru, Jonas Lindstroem, Gia Coppola, Grant Singer, Fabien Baron, and Miles Jay.

Jody directed several documentary features including Magnolia Pictures' "Ballet 422," an Official Selection at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, which went backstage at New York City Ballet, and episodic series such as Antonio Campos' "The Sinner" and Lena Dunham's "Girls."

This expert donates all Sidetime proceeds to NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc..
  • Camera
  • Lighting
  • Lenses
  • Television
  • Documentary Director
  • Commercials
  • Movies
  • Feature Film
  • Independent Film
  • Independent Spirit Award Nominee
  • Documentary Feature
  • Television Director
  • Music Videos

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