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Jody Lee Lipes' directing credits include Magnolia Pictures' release BALLET 422 (TriBeCa Film Festival 2014), which follows choreographer Justin Peck from first rehearsal to world premiere as he creates a new work for New York City Ballet; HBO's GIRLS (Primetime Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner for Best Comedy Series); PBS and BBC 4's NY EXPORT: OPUS JAZZ (Audience Award South by Southwest 2010), a scripted on-location Jerome Robbins dance film; the verite artist documentary BROCK ENRIGHT: GOOD TIMES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME (South by Southwest 2009); and commercials for Apple and New York City Ballet.

His first screenplay, CONFEDERACY, was selected for the Sundance Directors and Screenwriters Labs, an Indian Paintbrush Grant, and both a MacDowell and Yaddo Fellowship.

Lipes is also an Independent Spirit Award-nominated director of photography, chosen as one of Variety's 10 Cinematographers to Watch. His cinematography credits include MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE, TRAINWRECK, AFTERSCHOOL, TINY FURNITURE, and Kenneth Lonergan's forthcoming MANCHESTER BY-THE-SEA. As a DP, commercial and music video collaborators include Mark Romanek and Jay Z.