Read Leanna's interview with VoyageATL.

An Atlanta-based actress-writer-producer, check out Leanna's online comedy films @ Decent Humans. Leanna has been a writer and actor with Sketchworks Comedy since 2012.


Leanna's sketchs and short films have screened at festivals around North America and have been featured by Funny Or Die (incl. HERE & HERE), Huffington Post and on TBS and Fox's LaughsTV.

News & Awards
MURPH (feature script)
The Lab at the Athena Film Festival 2020
Semifinalist, 2019 Austin Film Festival 
Quarterfinalist, 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowship
Winner, 2019 Sunset Film Festival
Winner, 2019 Atlanta Comedy Film Festival
Winner, 2019 Women's Comedy Film Festival in Atlanta
Winner, 2019 Page to Stage Reading, Atlanta Film Society
Finalist, 2019 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book (novella)
Finalist, 2019 Broad Humor Film Festival 
Finalist, 2019 Southeast Regional Film Festival
Finalist, 2019 ScreenCraft Comedy Competition 
Finalist, 2018 ScreenCraft Film Fund Grant Program
THE BRIDE'S SIDE (feature script)
Winner, 2020 Atlanta Women's Comedy Festival
Semi-finalist, 2020 Creative World Awards 
The 2019 Bitch List (#2) 
Finalist, 2019 Page to Stage
Finalist, 2019 Nantucket Film Festival
Finalist, 2019 Southeast Regional Film Festival
Finalist, 2019 Atlanta Film Festival
Finalist, 2018 WIF/The Black List Episodic Lab
Semi-finalist, 2018 Shore Scripts TV Pilot
Quarter-finalist, 2018 ScreenCraft Pilot Launch 
VAPE the Musical (a live musical parody of Grease)
(lyrics, Kenickie)
2018 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Best New Work (Non-Professional)
"The Drunks" (short film)
Best Actress, 2015 Atlanta Independent Film Festival
"Lady Justice" (short film)
(Co-Writer, Actress, Editor)
Best Actor, 2015 WIFTA Film Series
Best Female Representation, 2015 WIFTA Film Series 
"Clown Nose Job" (short film)
Best Experimental Film, 2015 WIFTA Film Series
"Backtrack(short film)
2014 Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project Best Film, Atlanta. 
"A riotous comedy about time-travel" - Creative Loafing
Best Script, Wonderroot's 'Best Of' Film Series 2014