Deon  Lee




Deon ("dee-on")  is a film composer based in Los Angeles working on projects from art house, independent to commercial movies. His music aims to express drama with simplicity and lyricism of melodies that are deeply emotional, sensitive and passion driven. Furthermore, he often explores to combine the human experience of sorrow and beauty into a unified expression through his tone. Over the years he has played several instruments including trumpet, guitar, drums; though with piano and violin being the forte and pipeline for his inspirations. 

Originally from Seoul and having lived in Tokyo, he is multilingual and is currently picking up Mandarin. Aside from music he enjoys photography, visual arts, meeting talented filmmakers, cinematographers and designers alike. 

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News & Updates



06.13.16 | Shanghai International Film Festival

Papa has been officially selected and nominated for the Media Awards at the 19th SIFF.

03.18.16 | PAPA Release

Chinese feature film Papa《洛杉矶捣蛋计划》releases theatrically in China and U.S.

02.24.16 | Millennium Oriental Film

Composing the film studio logo for Millennium Oriental Film, Beijing.




11.10.16 | PAPA Screening

Edwards Alhambra Renaissance Stadium 14 & IMAX
Alhambra, CA

10.30.16~11.2.16 | Chinese American Film Festival

Paramount Studio
Hollywood, CA

Feature Films

selected shorts


    Further credits listed on IMDB



    by DEON LEE