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Free In The Knowledge

Leo Leigh


Leo Leigh is a British writer, director and photographer. An shrewd observer of British people, his work gets to grips with the foibles and eccentricities of everyday life. His work for Vice TV’s ‘Rule Britannia’ series ('Blackpool: Las Vegas of the North', 'Beautiful Liverpool' and 'Swansea Love Story') received critical acclaim and mainstream news coverage. The latter film, which examined the heroin epidemic in South Wales, was picked up internationally by CNN. He continued to turn heads with his feature length documentary, ‘Fact or Fiction: The Life and Times of a Ping Pong Hustler’. His short film ‘Mother’ was nominated for a BIFA award in 2016 and premiered at Sundance London. Recently, Leo directed the music video for ‘Free in the Knowledge’ by Thom Yorke’s band The Smile. As well as commercials for Alexander, A/D/O and Mini, and the short film, ‘Rewind Britain’, a sinister comedy about amateur videographers. He has just finished production on his debut narrative feature, ‘Sweet Sue’, commissioned by the BFI. Leo is currently based in London.