Aaron Lee Dowell is a filmmaker and professor from Compton, CA. He’s made more than half a dozen short films as well as worked on several feature films and webseries. His work tends to explore the mundane in the lives of Black American. He's currently an Adjunct Professor of Film/Video at different community colleges in Los Angeles. He has a B.A. in African-American Studies from Morehouse College and an M.F.A. in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University.