Speaker Adele Lim

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Adele Lim

Writer-Producer and Director

Writer, Director

Adele is a Writer-Producer and Director whose screenwriting credits include Crazy Rich Asians (Warner Bros) and Oscar-nominated Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney Animation Studios). She made her feature directorial debut with Joyride for Lionsgate Studios (opening July 2023).

Adele came up in the entertainment industry as a TV writer-producer, then Executive Producer showrunner, working on over a dozen shows including One Tree Hill, Private Practice and Lethal Weapon. Additionally, Adele mentors emerging writers through AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) and CAPE (Coalition of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in Entertainment) to promote equity and representation in entertainment.

Speaking on: Meet a Showrunner + Director; Writer Superpanel: strike edition

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