Mental Health & Wellbeing
Known for his wildly popular Netflix series Beef, creator LEE SUNG JIN tells stories that reveal the things people try to hide – drawing on his own experience with his mental health and creating understanding and empathy. Sharing details from his own journey through his darkly comedic storytelling, Lee touches on shared experiences that help people feel less alone. In this engaging and ultimately uplifting talk, Lee starts a much-needed conversation about generational trauma, mental health, and the human experiences that connect us across class and culture.
Creativity: Finding Your Authentic Voice Through Personal Growth
In this compelling talk, Hollywood creative LEE SUNG JIN shares his journey to becoming the creator of Netflix’s hit series Beef. With an insightful perspective on spirituality, personal growth, and mental health, Lee shares how he found and grew into his authentic voice, inspiring his audience to do the same.
Storytelling Across Class and Identity
Drawing on his vast storytelling and personal experience, creator LEE SUNG JIN shares the power of storytelling to create connections across class and identity. In this uplifting talk, Lee unpacks our human nature for project onto people (who we don’t know), and how to shift our focus to the empowering connections of shared experience that bridge divides and create community.
The bold storytelling of Netflix’s ‘BEEF’ has elevated creator Lee Sung Jin as a powerful voice on creativity and connection
Emmy-nominated screenwriter, director, and producer LEE SUNG JIN is best known as the creator of Netflix and A24’s smash hit series BEEF, which currently sits at a remarkable 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. Lee draws on his personal experience for this wildly creative series, which is already generating Emmy buzz. From a real-life road rage incident with a white SUV to his own mental health journey, it’s these unique details that allow for rich, complex moments of storytelling. A brilliant creative and storyteller, Lee speaks to the creative process and celebrating authentic voices in his uplifting and insightful events.
In riveting talks, Lee shares his insights about how the masks we wear in daily life create a feeling of being alone in our experiences, leading to shame and isolation. By elevating reality through his storytelling, Lee reveals how when we let the masks slip, we realize the similarities in our shared experiences – creating connection and empathy. BEEF has started much-needed conversations about generational trauma, mental health, and the human experiences that connect us across class and culture.
Lee Sung Jin is the creator and showrunner of the hit series Beef for Netflix and A24 starring Ali Wong and Steven Yeun. Beef currently sits at 99% on Rotten Tomatoes. A selection of his past credits include FX’s Dave, Amazon's Undone, HBO’s Silicon Valley. On the feature side, Sung Jin is currently writing Thunderbolts for Marvel.