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I had the pleasure of illustrating Lady Bird for Talkhouse top films of the year! Check it out here…/ #gretagerwig #Saoirseronan #womendirectors #womenwriters #bff



The Cucalorus Film Festival had myself and Studio Unkown make the bumper this year and guess what, it is coming to the ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE, Brooklyn! So watch out! When you least expect it…HANDS will come atcha 1000000% And don’t forget to donate to the Cucalorus Film Festival because it is a wonderful film festival, non-profit and it goes to filmmakers, film goers, funding and so so much more. KEEP REAL ART ALIVE.


All the love.



*DON’T FORGET TO SCREAM “HANDS” when you watch it, Folks. People will rejoice.


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I just found this sweet article and I love it. I think it is rather appropriate because it is amazing and I was lucky enough to see Peaches perform here in NY this weekend. She was amazing as always. Luckily she is roommate-less now, thank goodness. 🙂


We produced my favorite episode this week of How It Went Down featuring Sam Smith. The animation reflects the background and what he is talking about: breakups, heartbreak, choirs, music and flowers! I absolutely loved working on this and want to explore more visual pieces like this. If you didn’t know, we produce an episode a WEEK! YES, a week! I know, we are fab. It could not be done without the fabulously talented Billboard crew, THANK YOU!

I had the pleasure of Directing Bella Thorne and Prince Fox for Billboard and then animating on top of the edited piece. Assisting animation by Peter Gulsvig and produced by Jessica Rovniak for the series How It Went Down. I have been working on the entire series by the way, so you should probably watch all the episodes*

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I had the pleasure of directing Bella Thorne and Prince Fox at Billboard for a segment. Heck I even got to quickly design the background for them. There might be a flamingo somewhere? They were super sweet, hilarious and great to work with annnnd fashionably appareled. We worked well together and boy do they have a story for you! STAY TUNED. XO


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Chris Robinson asked me some questions unrelated to animation:

Proud to say that I have been involved in two pilots at Tribeca. It is the first year that they have pilots and they chose three! :O

The EYESLICER…I directed the bumpers and a short (Cookies (unsure if it is actually in the episode that plays at Tribeca, but it is in fact in the show))


Onur Turkels

Black Magic for White Boys where I act in it. I play Leah the intern.

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I had the pleasure of writing (and singing like a little girl) a HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR song for Sesame Street/ music video directed by Lizzi Akana, Music Composed by the amazing Fritz Mysers! Hire us.


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I am posting my test for the new Powerpuff Girls TV show. This was the first storyboard I have ever done. I had so much fun coming up with this and really hope to get more work like this. I absolutely love to write and draw annnnd make punny jokes. ❤

I love you CN, keep making amazing content.



For a pdf. or any inquiries please email me

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Would you fuck me? I’d fuck me.

Thank you to my mini crew of talented animators: Sarah Miskoff, Jonathan Seligson and Brit Baumstein!

And finally, the episode that I directed/boarded with TITMOUSE, Jash’s Very Animated People: PEACHES!


SHE STILL LIVES! My film, OLD MAN has been posted on the Film Shortage site!

Thanks, Film Shortage peeps!

I was interviewed by PBS about filmmaking and more! Featuring my films HALLWAY and I Love You So Much . Film date…December??

So proud to be back, Rhode Island!


I am proud to have produced a small piece for Plan International for INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL. My short was posted on TIME! NEAT! YAAAY GIRLS!



I had the pleasure of directing PEACHES’ story with the terrific team at Titmouse! Produced by JASH and Titmouse, animated by James Sugrue, boarded by yours truly!

MORE TO COME. Thanks Peaches! Thank you everyone else I forgot to mention!!! XOXO,tid:bae7f5f090524153ae28417c82a8303a,vid:0253efef121b4a0abcab63129f9c5a23,tid:bae7f5f090524153ae28417c82a8303a,vid:0253efef121b4a0abcab63129f9c5a23

I animated the episode of JD SAMSON’s BIG DAY OUT for the show PARTY STORY on VICELAND.  CHECK SOME OF THE ANIMATION OUT BELOW…they even made gifs! WHAT A GIFT! SHARE IT.


OH NEAT-O. The episode I did for VICELAND‘s Party Legends, produced by Starburns Industries, Inc., is online on Xfinity / On Demand / your paid cable network and you should watch it NOW. If not you will just have to wait till AUGUST 4th, at 10:30pm on the television. It is episode 5 and is called Some Strange Loophole. My segment has the badass JD Samson narrate while she and a couple other badass ladies make an appearance in the animated worldeverse… animation assisted by Chrissy Fellmeth with additional film footage backgrounds by Joey Shanks. I will post some character designs and other neat art stuff I did after the ep. airs. (Or before if I get the go ahead).
That pictures the end credits with one of my favorite comedians. He is not in my bit, 😥 BUT OUR NAMES ARE ON HIS CHEST! 🙂


I am proud to be directing a few things for Titmouse in the next few months. Keep an eye out, it should probably be sick or rad or badass or something something awesome awesome.

#badass #yaaas #titmouse #directing #animation #sick


My annual holiday film, COOKIES had its festival premiere at the prestigious ROOFTOP FILM FESTIVAL! It was a fabulous night and the seats were packed, so packed that it was sold out! I was lucky enough to have both Sarah Miskoff and Jonathan Seligson with me, my animators from the film. It was a glorious night, with amazing programming, popcorn and a ton of poop jokes. Good times. I hope the film plays more. People seemed to LOL a lot. There was so much LOL-ing, that I swear I heard a ton of farts, but that is okay because COOKIES is probably the best film to fart to. She is the best film to fart to. QUOTE ME.



Just kidding. I am however in the beginning of this trailer and had completely forgotten I had done this in 2014 for Greencard Pictures in my pjs in about one take in my own grownup room on the skype. I AM FAMOUS NOW, RIGHT?! RIGHT!!!?!?! Wheres my Rolodex?

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Yup! You heard it! The famous COOKIES will screen at the famous Rooftop Films this summer July 7th a part of the Dark Toons screening. This is possibly one of my favorite NYC film festivals in that it is independent, non-profit and it screens on rooftops all summer! They are also incredibly supportive of filmmakers and I am very thankful for that. Thank you Rooftop Films! Thanks to my crew,  Sarah Miskoff, Fritz Myers and Jonathan Seligson. See you soon!


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I had the pleasure once again creating this bit for Comedy Central! !THANK YOU COMEDY CENTRAL! YOU GUYS. People. Let me make you weird awesome songs. I love it. ❤ Thank you Fritz Myers for your brilliant Composing!

I had the pleasure of directing another spot for CNBC’s Money Lab. Thank you CNBC, the wonderful team, my producers and really just everyone, especially Anne Wojcicki. 23 and me!

Yes. You heard it straight. The coolest NYC PORN FILM FESTIVAL EVER is playing my aged breast film, BOOBatary. Come to the screening! It is free! Saturday June 4th at 9:30am because everyone who watches porn watches it at 9:30am!

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(just in case the link does not work above)

Pretty proud to have directed this short for CNBC’s mini digital series ‘Money Lab’

Watch it! It is informative and awesome to watch and it could not have been done without an amazing team, Producer Brandon Ancil, Producer/Animator/Extrodinare Stephanie Swart, Fabricator Hillary Barton and a bijillon other talented DP’s, gaffers, fabricators and compositors! XO CNBC

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Comedy Central hired me to produce two pieces for their Saturday Cartoon(ish) series. Here is part one. Someone please hire me to make songs. ❤

I am super proud to announce that I am a judge in the short animated block at the SXSW Film Festival 2016!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Judge I am!

Honored to be a part of this! Thank you Sight & Sound and Chris Robinson. Shout out to my crew!

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I was hired by one of my favorite production companies (1st Ave Machine) to Lead Animate on a very interesting Budweiser commercial. At first it was just a hand drawn commercial, but then the client wanted it actually HAND drawn on actual napkins. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

I then spent the next 2-3 weeks producing and planning a very complicated hand drawn animation that would eventually go onto napkins and then stop motioned on top of that! HOW COOL. I was even asked to help with the stop motion (swoon), but I had to go jury at the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival (swoon).

We also had a very talented 3D animator on hand that worked with me. It was again, very complicated. I wish we had documented it!

The process went something like this:

-2D animation on FLASH

-the 2D then was transferred onto 3D maya software. It was then composited. We stared at it to make sure it looked about right. OH. I also had to make tiny squares and frame each bit to make sure each square was on the napkin and was animated correctly. I hope that makes sense.

-After that and after the animation was approved by the client, we printed the frames via a printer frame by frame.

-We then traced each frame onto individual cocktail napkins with specific markers.

-At some point I had realized, oh gee, I cannot do this on my own, I should probably have help, and luckily I did! Thank goodness, otherwise it would not have gotten done!! Good thing the Director, Producer and team were amazing. Shout out to the amaaaazing stop motion animator. He reaaally really knew his stuff.

I hope to make more fine art oriented stuff! Here’s to you, 2016!

The Talkhouse Film Talkies 2015 Best Of Films Polls and I am happy to be a part of this list! Pretty great read!

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I made this for them! SUPPORT! HA!



It has been a wonderful magical year filled with wonderful magical things.

After four long years, my experimental Charles Manson film, OLD MAN has been released online! Covered by big media names like VICE, The Atlantic, my blog and Filmmaker Magazine, OLD MAN has been featured at over 100 film festivals and continues to play today! Go watch it again and make it even more controversial because it is not enough already.

HALLWAY has been released online, too! You should watch it, again, too. And then share it. Again. She is drenched and waiting for your eyes to get even more drenched.

Most recently I was honored when asked by Starburns Industries to produce, animate and direct a segment for VICELAND TV’s New Series Party Legends. It will air on the network in February.

I am producing more films both live action, animated, everything in between and more…

and hey, I figured, psh, I have enough time, let me produce a quick short!!! And hey, I am just gonna post it online.


I love you all.


with spices.


Leah Shore




I have a website and I bet you could not guess its address



buy one for the entire family!!! 😀 😀 😀


We were just informed that HALLWAY won the VIOLA M. MARSHALL AUDIENCE AWARD at the RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015! Congratulations to the cast and crew! Thank you so much for making this film! Thank you sex club, thank you LGBTQ community, thank you Rhode Island, thank you pizza, thank you moms, thank you lovers, thank you non lovers, thank you puppies.


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Thank you The Atlantic for choosing OLD MAN to showcase. It is seriously appreciated. Thank you to the crew of Old Man. You deserve everything for helping me make this beast. Thank you to all the supporters for supporting me when I was sitting in a room alone editing to Manson’s voice for 3+ months in my underpants. Thank you to Marlin for giving me an abundance of audio and befriending me. Thank you Carl D’Andre for supporting the film. Thank you mom for birthing me. Thank you animation world. Thank you film world. Thank you thank you THANK YOU.

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With just a week being online, there have been amazing articles written about my short film, OLD MAN. Thank you world for appreciating this film. 


VICE Article about Old Man:

Short Of The Week:

Filmmaker Magazine:

Cartoon Brew Pick Of The Day!:

We Are Indie Horror:

I was fortunate to get hired by Above Average to animate a small series for Someecards. You should watch it. It is from the brilliant mind of Anna Rubanova. She is the hilarious.

I hope to work more in comedy. It is mostly funny. I hope to make it funnier. FINGERS CROSSED.

Enjoy and share this with everyone especially people in your workplace.


OLD MAN premieres online for free! Enjoy. Having. Your. Mind. Melt. For questions and answers please email me at or visit my real website:


Amazing VICE Article:

Cartoon Brew Write Up:

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What do I do when I get an awkward interview for 45 minutes and am not asked anything really? I eat an entire rotisserie chicken without acknowledging the fact that I have a rotisserie chicken and am eating it on stage during a q & a and while talking about working with Vice WHILE cracking a Khan joke.



Basically. It was the most fun I have ever had…ever.


Thank you Ottawa International Animation Film Festival for allowing me to eat chicken on stage and jury the most beautiful films! It was an honor.

Till next year!





Super rad!

Acclaimed filmmaker and animator Leah Shore is officially releasing her short film HALLWAY after a wildly successful international film festival run. This is Leah’s first entirely live action film of which she is also the screenwriter.

HALLWAY is a short genderfuck black-light film shot entirely a secret sex club in Brooklyn. The film tells a story about love wherein a queer couple unleash upon each other a drug-induced, existential barrage of delusion and broken dreams.

Leah is incredibly grateful to everyone who worked on and supported this film. Especially her cast and crew. Thank you!

It’s pretty and insane. Check it out. And then watch again. And then share it.

“OH SHIT.” -Leah’s Mom


 I made yet another RAD Teen Wolf birthday card! This one is for Mr. Dylan O’Brien. He is cool. He also loves to eat fries, ride his Jeep and be a goof on the show! Happy day of birth O’Brien!



I had the privilege to make another card for Teen Wolf and this one is for Arden Cho! Happy birthday! I decided to experiment with some watercolor/hand drawn techniques with this one and am pretty pleased. Enjoy!

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Super proud, amped, honored, mapled, poutined to have Larry Johnson screening at my favorite animation fest!

Also, this is hilarious to me for some reason (my name amongst companies…did I get into something strange?):

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I am shooting my next live action film, WHALE LOOPS, in October, so I figured that in the meantime, I should make an animated short film. In a month (or two).


So I will be animating a short film this month (July).


Wish me luck.


I will be hand drawing it. With my hands. On real paper.