Leigh Russell

BIO

Leigh Russell is the co-founder of Film In Revolt, a platform for teens in Australia who want to make, talk and write for/about film, and founder of Film Festival Guide. She also founded Hello Bookcase / Hello Library / Hello Bookshop, a photography/interview series documenting the book collections of Sydney creatives with photographer Kathy Luu. In 2014 Leigh curated and coordinated Project Re:make with artist/writer Vanessa Berry and she has been a programmer for Flickerup at Flickerfest and coordinator of the jury and FlickerLab over the last two years. Leigh has been on the selection committee for Flickerfest and the twenty-first WOW Film Festival.

ROLE/OCCUPATION

Film Programmer

COMPANY/ORGANISATION

Film Festival Guide

LOCATION

NSW