LEIGH RICHARDS is a freelance film and video director.

He 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. They have been nominated for (and occasionally won) awards. (Not that he cares either way, though.)

Since 2009, Leigh has directed TVC's and branded content for JUNGLE(BOYS) and IN THE THICKET. Brands have included Weet-Bix, Samsung, Uncle Tobys, Aldi, e-Harmony, Solo, Tuffy Paper Towels, Commonwealth Bank, AMF Bowling and Volkswagen.

He's also directed campaigns for The Greens, The Smith Family, Red Cross and the NTEU.

His documentary, As You Dreamt It, screened on ABC1. He also directed the SBS COMEDY RUNWAY pilot Fully Furnished.

He lectures part-time in Directing at the UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, SYDNEY.

Hit him up for work & some solid podcast recommendations.