Leah Warshawski
Leah warshawski producer codirector

Leah Warshawski (Producer, Co-Director, Impact Producer) specializes in producing/directing documentary-style features, television shows, commercials, and branded content in remote parts of the world. She has a BA in Japanese language from the University of Hawaii. Leah’s current feature doc BIG SONIA is in theaters and has won 18 awards. Her first feature film, FINDING HILLYWOOD (2013), won 6 awards and screened at more than 65 film festivals. Before developing FINDING HILLYWOOD, Leah worked in Hawaii in the marine department for major features and shows, including LOST and HAWAII. She is currently Co-EP for a feature documentary about the “personhood” movement in America: PERSONHOOD (2018), and Producer for another feature doc THE WILD (2018). She consults with filmmakers about outreach, distribution, marketing and hybrid distribution plans. Leah also co-founded "rwandafilm.org," a "LinkedIn" for Rwandan filmmakers and a tool to help grow the film economy in East Africa. This site is supported by a number of international partners, including Bpeace (Business Council for Peace) and The Academy of Motion Pictures.


  • TEDxTwinFalls - How Do You Cope With The Trauma You Didn't Experience?

    TEDx talk Feb 2017.