Photo by: Richie Costales

Kailee McGee is an award-winning artist, filmmaker, and writer. She makes content for screens of all sizes and real life too. Her work frequently blurs the line between reality and fiction and life and art. In 2024, Kailee will premiere her new motion picture, Can, at the SXSW Film Festival, which will also showcase her latest short film, music video hybrid, My Idea.

Kailee has directed numerous commercials, music videos, short films, and long films. Her cinematic experience, The Idea of a You, premiered on NOWNESS in 2022 after being featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. In 2019, Kailee garnered attention with her multi-faceted role as writer, director, producer, and performer in her celebrated short film, The Person I Am When No One Is Looking, which premiered on Vulture.

Kailee was born in Tucson, Arizona and raised in Laguna Beach, California. She studied at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and now lives in Los Angeles.