Brian Lye

Visual Arts

Brian Lye works as a filmmaker, artist, and educator. “I enjoy collaboration, analogue film production, bricolage, and jokes. My research interests are based in early cinema, special effects, play, human/nature, psychogeography, and the everyday.”

Having films in festivals, galleries, and television networks such as Sundance Film Festival, Melbourne Film Festival, Canal+, SBS Television Australia, Images Festival Toronto, Vancouver International Film Festival, The Museum of Sydney, Centre of Contemporary Culture Barcelona, and others.


Holding an MFA from the University of British Columbia (2018), a BA from the University of Victoria in Film Studies and Japanese Studies, a Diploma of Screen from Sydney Film School (2008), and was a guest student at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (2010).


Born and raised in Vancouver, he now lives on the unceded traditional territories of the Sinixt Nation in Nelson, BC, Canada. While in residence, he was scriptwriting.




Brian Lye