For many years in Daehangno, Lee directed plays such as Truthiness and Moral Family and wrote the script for the play The Host. He was invited to the Jeonju International Film Festival in 2005 with his short film Absurd. He is active in films, plays, and musical circles. He made his feature debut with Communications and Lies, which was invited to the Busan International Film Festival in 2015. Three Sisters is his third feature film following Happy Bus Day (2016).