Director and Screenwriter, LEON MARR, is internationally recognised for his acclaimed feature film, Dancing In The Dark, which was the Official Selection at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Toronto Festival of Festivals, New York, and twenty other festivals around the world; as well as the winner of three Genie Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay. He also has a lengthy career in television production. Most recently, he directed, co-wrote and produced, The Second Time Around, “a love story for the ageless”.
Other feature projects currently in development include: Finale, a psychological thriller which received development funding from Telefilm Canada; Say A Prayer For Me, a psychological thriller which received funding from Telefilm Canada, the OMDC and FUND; Zero Tolerance, an environmental thriller; If Looks Could Kill, an environmental drama; The Wolf and The Crow, a dramatic love story; Half-Way There, a romantic comedy; and Drone, a political thriller. He is also collaborating on a Prime-Time Dramatic TV Series – Leaving Normal.
His Screenplay Consultant credits include: Best Friends (Goldie Hawn & Burt Reynolds), directed by Norman Jewison; and Iceman, produced by Norman Jewison and directed by Fred Schepsi.