Australian New Wave, Comedies, Romance
Director & Writer
An emerging writer/director whose first short film The Mechanicals was selected for Competition at Venice Film Festival 2005, London Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival and has won more than 8 awards worldwide. His half hour film, Katoomba won the Dendy Award at the Sydney Film Festival 2007, Best Film and Best Director at St. Kilda Film Festival 2008 and has so far screened in competition at Clermont-Ferrand, Melbourne and Flickerfest Film Festivals. Leon is also an accomplished actor who impressed audiences as Hamlet at the Sydney Opera House in 2003 which earned him a Green Room nomination for Best Male Actor, his screen performances include Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks mini-series The Pacific and the Golden Globe nominated HBO mini-series Tsunami: The Aftermath as well ABC TV’s critically acclaimed Changi. Leon has just published his first novel “What Doesn’t Kill You” and is both the writer and director of Griff the Invisible.
Director of Photography
KIDS AT RISK
Green Park Pictures