Megan Leonard

Feature Film Programmer, New American Cinema/Lead Shorts Programmer
Seattle International Film Festival

Megan Leonard is a producer and festival programmer based in Seattle, WA. She has produced multiple award-winning shorts which have premiered at festivals around the globe. Mixtape Marauders was awarded Short of the Week’s Best Comedy of the Year, and Leonard attended the 2019 Sundance Creative Producer Summit with the feature adaptation. Leonard started working for film festivals in 2010 and is currently the head Programmer for New American Cinema and ShortsFest at Seattle International Film Festival. She has also programmed for Indie Memphis, DOC NYC, and Cucalorus and has served as a mentor at SXSW and Film Independent Forum.

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