Leigh Russell

2019 JUDGE

Role / Organisation

Film in Revolt




Short Bio

Leigh Russell has been an industry liaison and FlickerUp programmer (national school competition) for Flickerfest. She is the founder of Film Festival Guide Australia, and the co-founder of Film in Revolt, a platform for teens in Australia who want to make film, talk film and write for/about film. Leigh has been on the pre-selection committees for Flickerfest and the twenty-first WOW Film Festival, and has a background in arts administration and a passion for producing community initiatives. She was also on the 2017 and 2018 SAE ATOM Awards jury.