Directed by Kailee McGee

Directed by Kailee McGee

Kailee McGee is an award-winning artist, filmmaker, and writer. She makes content for screens of all sizes and real life too. Her work frequently blurs the line between reality and fiction and life and art. In 2019, Kailee wrote/directed/starred in The Person I Am When No One Is Looking, an applauded short film about the public persona, which Vulture lauded, "The commentary on social media that so many creators have tried and failed to nail." In addition, Kailee has directed numerous music videos, short films, commercials, digital new media pieces, and two feature films. In 2022, Kailee was selected as a Tribeca Creators Market filmmaker. Her new cinematic experience, The Idea of a You, premiered on NOWNESS in July.

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Directed by Kailee McGee
  • The Idea of a You

    When two friends accept an invitation to see the new couch of an up-and-coming comedian/actor, it turns into an evening of heavy drinking and idiosyncratic self-expression. Kailee McGee directs “The Idea of a You,” a self-referential portrait of the lives and romantic inclinations of three L.A. a...

  • The Person I Am When No One Is Looking

    Kailee McGee, the online persona, sets out to discover Kailee McGee, the real person, in this funny and soul-searching self-portrait of a L.A. filmmaker in flux. A film about identity, and the simultaneous quests for attention and authenticity. Directed by Kailee McGee. Starring Kailee McGee, Mit...

  • Kate, Unhinged

    An L.A. actress invites her filmmaker friend to a Palm Springs getaway from quarantine, a supposedly restorative trip that turns frustrating. “Kate, Unhinged,” directed by Kailee McGee, is a meta deconstruction on acting and friendship which follows the maneuvering of a well-positioned creative t...

  • #Blessed

    Dallas Mapleshade, a delusional actress, hires a filmmaker to make a feature documentary about her life to propel her into the spotlight. “#Blessed,” co-directed by Rich Costales and Kailee McGee, is a bonkers ‘fine line between real and fake’ romp through the life of a wannabe star, carried by a...