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Biography

Josh Leong is a Webby Award®-winning writer, director, and producer from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Awarded by President Obama, Josh won a Scholastic American Visions Award and graduated in 2021. He also won the One to Watch Award at the Asian American International Film Festival in 2020. LOST BOYS, his upcoming feature debut, was a semifinalist at the 2021 Sundance Creative Producing Lab. Currently, he is a selected writer with the MACRO x The Blacklist Feature Screenplay Incubator and the WarnerMedia Writer Pipeline.

Having screened at five Academy Award®-qualifying festivals and in 11 countries across the world, Josh also directed the Webby Award®-winning short, THE OTHER SIDE in Ethiopia, starring Ethan Herisse from Ava DuVernay’s Emmy®-winning Netflix series, WHEN THEY SEE US. To learn more, please visit www.theothersideshortfilm.com.

He has since developed commercials for clients such as Google, Facebook, and Uber under 1st Ave Machine. Josh has also worked at Cinetic Media (PARASITE), Circle of Confusion (THE FLORIDA PROJECT), De Line Pictures (READY PLAYER ONE), and Untitled Entertainment (MARRIAGE STORY). Currently, Josh serves on the Scout Film Festival Filmmaker Advisory Board and is an Executive Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Known For
The Other Side

Writer currently has no listed scripts.