Vanessa Leigh grew up in San Jose, California before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a filmmaking career after graduating from high school. She has always had a bold passion for storytelling and gained knowledge and experience working on various film projects and as a screenwriter for an independent film production company. She moved back home in 2010 to help her mother take care of her father. Determined to keep her filmmaking dream alive, her two worlds, filmmaking and family, collided, providing inspiration and motivation to make her first project, 'Give'. She ambitiously continues to pursue a filmmaking, acting, and screenwriting career in the Bay Area film scene.