About Leah   

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Leah Pellinkhof is a trained and experienced director, film and theatre maker, writer, cinematographer, editor,  intimacy coordinator and arts educator. Her extensive resume covers over 20 years as an arts educator and award winning film & theatre maker.  

She is a director of Playhead Productions, the founder and director of Intimacy on Screen, founding member of the Queer Film Collective and has formally been the artistic director of Front Row Theatre Company, and former member of the  board of directors at Queer Screen. 

Education 

Advanced Diploma |

Acting for Stage & Screen

| 2001

Bachelor of Creative Arts |

Film & Television Production| | 2015

Master of Fine Arts |

Writing For Performance |

2016

Graduate Certificate 

Directing | 2016

Cinematography | 2018

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Awards   

Kenosis Kiss

WINNER- INTERNATIONAL SHORT - Out  Loud
OFFICIAL SELECTION - LGBTQ COMING OF AGE

Kenosis Kiss

SEMI-FINALIST - ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festi

Kenosis Kiss

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Queerbee LGBT  Film

Kenosis Kiss

OFFICIAL SELECTION - PRIDE Queer  Film F

Kenosis Kiss

Count The Ways 

FINALIST - Grand IndieWise Convention -

"My Pet Human" 

Matilda Award Nominee

Best Indépendant Production 

Delarte Award

Favourite Playwright 

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"Count The Ways " 

Martini Award 

Best Director

Best Editor 

"The Works Of William Shakespeare By Chicks " 

Delarte Award

Best Play

Associations  

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Founding Member

Founding Member

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Company Director

Queer Screen Completion Fund credit scre
Queer Screen Completion Fund credit scre

Former Member
of the Board