Leigh studied English, History, and eventually Film. He graduated 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.

Since 2009, Leigh has been directing TVC's and branded content for the TV and web for Jungleboys and, more recently, In The Thicket. Most recently his documentary, As You Dreamt It, screened on ABC1. He also directed the SBS Comedy Runway pilot Fully Furnished.

He also lectures part-time in Directing at the University of Technology, Sydney.

He is represented by In The Thicket for Commercial work.

Everything else is his own fault.