Leigh studied English, History, and eventually Film, graduating with a Masters in Directing Drama from AFTRS. He is also an Alumni of the Berlinale Talent Campus.
His short films have screened in festivals around the world and have been nominated (and sometimes won) for various awards.
Since 2009, Leigh has directed TVC’s and branded content for a number of Production Companies. His documentary, As You Dreamt It, screened on ABC1. He also directed the SBS comedy Runaway pilot Fully Furnished. While focused on performance direction, he has a passion for cinematic, visual storytelling that drives him to create compelling work for screens of all sizes.
Smith Family ‘Back to School’
Save the Bees
Optus Paralympic Support ‘Heath Davidson’
Tuffy ‘Meet Tuffy’
Bleeders – Short Film