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Leslie Hornung- Open Up
Producer | Open up
Leslie is a Western Australian producer, writer, and proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, whose works include the 2019 Audience Award-winning short documentary, A Safe Space For All, and his current project, Open Up, a dark comedy focusing on internalised homophobia. Leslie has recently worked as a note-taker in the writers’ room for an upcoming TV series directed by Nicholas Verso and produced by Tania Chambers and completed a Screen Australia Attachment through SBS under the mentorship of Hannah Ngo & Melissa Kelly. Leslie is currently completing his Master’s at WA Screen Academy, majoring in producing and minoring in screenwriting.