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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

CLASS OF 2000 (feature script)
Winner, Best Feature Screenplay, All the Laughs 2021
Winner, Best GA Screenplay, 2021 Women's Comedy Fest, Altanta
Winner, Best Screenplay, 2021, Georgia Shorts Film Fest
Semi-finalist, 2021 ScreenCraft Fall Film Fund (still in contention)

RANDY MANDY AND THE CURSE OF THE PLAZA THEATRE (feature script)
Finalist, 2021 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition
Semi-finalist, 2021 Atlanta Film Festival
 
THE BRIDE'S SIDE (feature script)
Winner, 2020 Women's Comedy Festival, Atlanta
Semi-finalist, 2020 Creative World Awards 

DRINK CART GIRL (feature script)
Semi-finalist, 2021 ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition

HOUSE KEEPING (short script)
Finalist, 2021 Atlanta Film Festival

FLORIDA WOMAN SAVES THE DAY (pilot script)
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)