Vice-Chair, Minneapolis DFL, October 2020-present
Communications Director, Stonewall DFL, March 2021 - present
Board Member for Minnesota Women in Film and TV as of Jan 2021
IATSE Local 490 Political Coordinator
Red Carpet Producer, Social Media/Promotions Manager, Twin Cities Film Fest, April 2016-present
Admin for Brand Ambassadors of Minnesota, Colorado, Minneapolis and North Dakota pages on Facebook
Producer, Frogman, feature film, Director: Anthony Cousins w/ Shock Treatment Productions, shooting Aug 2021
Briana Rose Lee attended the MacDuffie School and Cathedral High School in her hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. She then attended Carnegie Mellon University as a Directing major but had the opportunity to attend The ScholarShip and spent six months circumnavigating the globe aboard a ship studying the arts and culture in each of the twelve countries visited. After the incredible voyage, Briana transferred and graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in Communications from the University of Minnesota. She is a life-long sister of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Briana had a total of six theater internships at the The Children’s Theater and The Guthrie focused on stage management and directing. Once Briana graduated, she began working full time in the film industry and is now a member of IATSE Local 490 as a production coordinator. She has worked on several feature length and many short films as well as commercials and a television series. Briana also has done brand representation work since she was sixteen and won “Brand Ambassador of the Month” from Oxford Marketing in August 2018 for her work on their summer activations. Briana was a tour manager for Mazda Ride and Drives for four years and has done countless other automotive tours and events nationally. Briana has been a mainstay member staff for the Twin Cities Film Fest running their social media and assisting with red carpet events.
During the pandemic, Briana got actively involved in politics and became a national delegate for Bernie Sanders, a Greenpeace volunteer, a Legal Observer for the ACLU, and worked as a canvasser for Ilhan Omar’s re-election. She then applied to National Democratic Training Committee’s Staff Academy and graduated in March 2021 as a Digital Cohort. Briana is currently the Vice-Chair for the Minneapolis DFL and the Communications Director for Stonewall DFL.
Briana was featured in Athena Village in May 2021 for their 30 Women 30 Stories project. Click here to listen to the interview and see the write up!
Briana's favorite TV shows are South Park and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Briana's favorite musicals are Into the Woods, Brigadoon and Rocky Horror Picture Show
Briana is a Ravenclaw Aquarius southpaw who loves her cat Tinkerbelle and spending her free time watching Disney movies with friends and going out for karaoke :)