Leah Vlemmiks is a self-taught British-Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, editor, and photographer. 

Her films have screened at SXSW, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Raindance, HBO Urbanworld, Nuit Blanche and many more. Her music video collaboration with Canadian artist Witch Prophet won Best Music Video at the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival, was nominated for Best International R&B/Soul Video at the UKMVAs and was voted to the Prism Prize Top Ten by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Leah is slated to direct seven episodes of the series, Get Hooked (OUTtv, Accessible Media Inc.) in fall 2024. Leah's feature film, GOSWINA, is currently in development in the UK with support from Canada Council for the Arts. Leah's short film, AGNES, received a Belief Grant from The Uncertain Kingdom in 2024 and is slated for production in winter 2024/25.

2024 The Uncertain Kingdom Belief Grant (Agnes)

2022 Nuit Blanche, Meridian Arts Centre, Canada (We’ve Been Here)

2021 Official Selection SXSW Film Festival, USA

2021 Winner Best Music Video, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK 

2021 Winner, Shiny Awards, Best Music Video, UK

2021 UK Music Video Awards, Nominated Best International Soul/R&B Video, UK

2021 Prism Prize Canada’s Top 10, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television 2021 Nominated Buenos Aires Music Video Festival, Best Director, Argentina

2021 Official Selection HBO Urbanworld Film Festival Shorts Program, USA 

2021 Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA 

2021 Official Selection 2021 Raindance Film Festival, UK

2021 Winner WIFT-T Showcase, Best Directing, Canada

Photography Publications

2022 Bristol Magazine, Profile on Artist, Rick Grimster, Portrait

2019 Vogue Italia, Karilyn, Portrait

2019 Vogue Italia, Syncopate, Portrait

2018 Vogue Italia, Second Thoughts Series, Portrait

2018 Vogue Italia, Tiny Thoughts, Portrait

2018 Vogue Italia, Damaris, Portrait

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