Lee Haven Jones

Born in Mountain Ash, Lee graduated from the University of Exeter with a first- class honours degree in Drama and won the Cameron Mackintosh Foundation Scholarship to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Indulging his passion for film, he directed his first screen project in 2009, picking up a nomination for Best Documentary at the Celtic Media Festival. He has since directed a number of drama projects, both in English and Welsh, including THE INDIAN DOCTOR, CASUALTY, ALYS, CAERDYDD & POBOL Y CWM. In 2013, he won BAFTA Cymru Best Director for his work on THE INDIAN DOCTOR.

His work as an actor encompasses both stage and screen, and has included projects with the National Theatre, BBC, National Theatre Wales, Traverse, New York’s 59E59 and S4C.

As a director and producer of production company JOIO, he has recently shot a GALESA on location in Patagonia in Welsh and Spanish. He also produced and directed the drama series TIR for S4C and is developing a number of projects for film, theatre and television.

Lee directed and produced the short film WANT IT.