Before coming to Sweden, while Executive Creative Assistant for the president of Motown Productions, she developed and wrote film concepts for television and cinema. In 2013, she received the honor of Living Legacy from the state of Virginia in the United States.
During her career, Mary Lee has represented Sweden in award shows including the Film Jury for The Canneslions Festival, Epica Awards, Kinsale Advertising Awards, to name a few. She was Head of the Jury for Top of The World Awards in Finland.
Mary Lee also supports new creative talents as a mentor and educator. She has developed curricula and training programs for advertising educational program such as Canneslions Schools and Academies, Berghs School of Communications, Hyper Island, Stockholm University, Helsinki University, among others. She was the Storytelling mentor for young entrepreneurs attending the highly successful DailyCandy Academy in New York before their CNBC acquisition. And, recently during the Spring 2018, she held an online Storytelling course for Hyper Island’s Motion Creative Education.
Mary Lee is very excited to join ACNE Creative Collective, as a Creative, in their Stockholm Headquarter September 2018.
ACNE the creative collective hires Mary Lee Copeland from The (next level) Storytelling Academy.
ACNE works with global and local marketing that integrates strategy, creation and production under one roof. In addition to Sweden, ACNE has offices in Germany, UK, France and The Netherlands. Recently, they ranked in the top three creative agencies in Sweden with outstanding work for clients such as IKEA, Telenor, Instagram, Louis Vuitton, among others.
Storytelling Expert Mary Lee Copeland will join the ACNE in their headquarters in Stockholm. Before founding The (next level) Storytelling Academy and Bongo Advertising Agency in Finland, Mary Lee as an agency producer produced award-winning commercials with top international agencies with ACNE film.
”We’re very excited to have Mary Lee join our ACNE family. Since she worked with us years ago, we look forward to creating stories together again,” Ori Mace Managing Director.
Mary Lee is also an educator and established, internationally-known keynote speaker, seminar presenter and workshop facilitator on the subject of storytelling. This year, in Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2018, she presented in the Cannes Lions Schools, Creative and Roger Hatchuel Academies along with ”Grit and Grace” Creative Women Can Save The World Seminar.