Dave Lehleitner is a professional director living in Los Angeles. With several short films, commercials, and web series under his belt, his visionary work has won several prestigious awards. As a recent Master of Fine Arts in Directing graduate from Loyola Marymount University, his work is known for compelling and unique storytelling, visually striking cinematography, and immersive worlds and environments.
Along with being named "Best Director" for the entire Loyola Marymount Film School at the Film Outside the Frame Festival, his film, "Reclamation," has done extremely well in film festivals, garnering the following awards and accolades:
Official Selection ComicCon International Film Festival
Official Selection Monarch Film Festival (Winner Best Student Film)
Official Selection IFFCA Film Festival (Winner Best Picture)
Official Selection Festivus Film Festival* (Winner Best Cinematography) TOP 25 Film Festivals for 2012 Movie Maker Magazine*
Official Selection Fort Collins Film Festival
Official Selection Big Easy Film Festival
Official Selection ITSA Film Festival
Winner "Best Director", "Best Live Action", "Best Cinematography", "Best Sound Design", "Best Production Design", and "Student Choice Award" at 2013 LMU's Film Outside the Frame Festival.