Megan Leonard is a creative producer and festival programmer based in Seattle, WA. Her projects have premiered at top-tier festivals around the globe, including her latest, Harbor Island, which premiered at SXSW 2023 and won a Special Jury Award. Additionally she participated in the 2019 Sundance Creative Producing Summit, 2020 Sundance Talent Forum, and The Gotham’s 2020 No Borders: US Narrative program with the feature adaptation of her award-winning short film, Mixtape Marauders.
Leonard started working for film festivals in 2010 and currently leads the New American Cinema and ShortsFest teams at the Seattle International Film Festival. She has also programmed for Indie Memphis and DOC NYC, and served on juries at Fantastic Fest, Cleveland International Film Festival and Palm Springs ShortFest.