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Spike Lee

Academy Award-Winning Writer, Producer, Actor & Director; Best Known for "BlacKkKlansman" & "Malcolm X"

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 Spike Lee Biography

Spike Lee is a notable writer, director, producer, actor, and author who revolutionized both the landscape of independent cinema and the role of black talent in film. Widely regarded as a premiere African American filmmaker, Lee is a forerunner in the "do-it-yourself" school of filmmaking.

Tapping into hard-hitting recent history, Lee produced When the Levees Broke, the groundbreaking first documentary that followed the plight of Americans stranded in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and its Peabody Award-winning sequel, If God's Willing and da Creek Don't Rise, which revisits the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast region as residents attempt to rebuild their cities while also demanding assistance and accountability from their political leaders. Going further back in time, he also produced the Emmy- and Oscar-nominated documentary 4 Little Girls, a grisly account of the terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Lee's other films include Miracle at St. Anna, which follows four members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division in the US army trapped behind enemy lines in Tuscany during World War II; Kobe -- Doin' Work, a one-day, 18-camera documentary shoot focusing on NBA standout Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers; Girl 6; Get on the Bus; Do the Right Thing, Clockers, BlacKkKlansman and Da 5 Bloods, among many more. His feature film Red Hook Summer premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012.

Spike Lee's movies are a series of outspoken and provocative socio-political critiques that challenge our cultural assumptions not only about race but also class and gender identity. He has not only solidified his own standing as one of contemporary cinema's most influential figures but also revolutionized the role of black talent in Hollywood, tearing away decades of stereotypes and marginalized portrayals to establish a new arena for African American voices to be heard.

His 2018 film BlacKkKlansman premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival to positive reviews. The film went on to receive six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. The film's win in the Best Adapted Screenplay category earned Spike his first Academy Award.

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Spike Lee: That's My Story and I'm Sticking to It

Spike Lee: That's My Story and I'm Sticking to It

Uplift the Race

Uplift the Race

Spike Lee's Gotta Have It: Inside Guerrilla Filmmaking

Spike Lee's Gotta Have It: Inside Guerrilla Filmmaking

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  • One of America's Premier Filmmakers

  • An Evening With Spike Lee

  • That's My Story & I'm Sticking to It: An Evening with Spike Lee

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Spike Lee

Academy Award-Winning Writer, Producer, Actor & Director; Best Known for "BlacKkKlansman" & "Malcolm X"

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Spike Lee Biography

Spike Lee is a notable writer, director, producer, actor, and author who revolutionized both the landscape of independent cinema and the role of black talent in film. Widely regarded as a premiere African American filmmaker, Lee is a forerunner in the "do-it-yourself" school of filmmaking.

Tapping into hard-hitting recent history, Lee produced When the Levees Broke, the groundbreaking first documentary that followed the plight of Americans stranded in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and its Peabody Award-winning sequel, If God's Willing and da Creek Don't Rise, which revisits the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast region as residents attempt to rebuild their cities while also demanding assistance and accountability from their political leaders. Going further back in time, he also produced the Emmy- and Oscar-nominated documentary 4 Little Girls, a grisly account of the terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Lee's other films include Miracle at St. Anna, which follows four members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division in the US army trapped behind enemy lines in Tuscany during World War II; Kobe -- Doin' Work, a one-day, 18-camera documentary shoot focusing on NBA standout Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers; Girl 6; Get on the Bus; Do the Right Thing, Clockers, BlacKkKlansman and Da 5 Bloods, among many more. His feature film Red Hook Summer premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012.

Spike Lee's movies are a series of outspoken and provocative socio-political critiques that challenge our cultural assumptions not only about race but also class and gender identity. He has not only solidified his own standing as one of contemporary cinema's most influential figures but also revolutionized the role of black talent in Hollywood, tearing away decades of stereotypes and marginalized portrayals to establish a new arena for African American voices to be heard.

His 2018 film BlacKkKlansman premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival to positive reviews. The film went on to receive six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. The film's win in the Best Adapted Screenplay category earned Spike his first Academy Award.

Spike Lee Videos

  • Spike Lee - "BlacKkKlansman" and Fighting the Rise of Racism
    Director Spike Lee discusses the modern-day relevance of "BlacKkKlansman," his film based on the true story of a black police officer who infiltrated...
  • Spike Lee on Kaepernick's protest: I support him
    CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with filmmaker Spike Lee about San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick's controversial protest of the national...
  • Spike Lee Talks "Chi-Raq," Gun Control And More
    Spike Lee stopped by to talk about his new film, the need for reasonable gun control laws, and whether or not sex strikes can really bring peace.

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Spike Lee Speaking Topics

  • One of America's Premier Filmmakers

  • An Evening With Spike Lee

  • That's My Story & I'm Sticking to It: An Evening with Spike Lee

FAQs on booking Spike Lee

  • How to book Spike Lee?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Spike Lee for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Spike Lee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Spike Lee or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Spike Lee?

    Booking fees for Spike Lee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Spike Lee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Spike Lee?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Spike Lee for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Spike Lee for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Spike Lee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Spike Lee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Spike Lee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Spike Lee for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Spike Lee generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Van Jones, Daymond John, Gabrielle Union, Hill Harper and Angela Davis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Spike Lee for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Spike Lee Speaker Videos

  • Spike Lee - "BlacKkKlansman" and Fighting the Rise of Racism
    Director Spike Lee discusses the modern-day relevance of "BlacKkKlansman," his film based on the true story of a black police officer who infiltrated the KKK in the 1970s. Subscribe to The Daily...
    Spike Lee on Kaepernick's protest: I support him
    CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with filmmaker Spike Lee about San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick's controversial protest of the national anthem.
  • Spike Lee Talks "Chi-Raq," Gun Control And More
    Spike Lee stopped by to talk about his new film, the need for reasonable gun control laws, and whether or not sex strikes can really bring peace.
    Spike Lee: My First Big Break
    In the latest installment of mediabistroTV's series My First Big Break, we talk to legendary filmmaker Spike Lee. While Lee is well-known for movies like "Red Hook Summer," did you know that if...

Spike Lee Speaking Topics

  • One of America's Premier Filmmakers

  • An Evening With Spike Lee

  • That's My Story & I'm Sticking to It: An Evening with Spike Lee

Spike Lee News

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