I'm Leigh Burmesch. I'm a filmmaker, video editor, and animator based in Chicago. My work has been featured in The Seattle TimesNPRNBC King 5 Evening, Tacoma Weekly, The News Tribune, at film festivals including the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival, at TEDxKC, and most recently, my short doc SUPERFAN screened on all domestic Alaska Airlines flights during December 2016. I'm originally from Minnesota. I have also lived and worked in New York and Seattle.

Want to work together? Or maybe just say hi? Email me at leigh.burmesch@gmail.com.


Chicago REEL Shorts Film Fest - Audience Choice Award 2016
Chicago REEL Shorts Film Fest - Best Documentary 2016
University of Washington Screen Summit Student Awards - Story Award