LESLIE ZEMECKIS, Writer / Director / Producer
Filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis is a veteran of stage and film. She is the creator of the one-woman burlesque inspired show, "Staar: She's Back and Mistresser Than Ever!" that has been performed at various clubs throughout Los Angeles garnering audience acclaim. Zemeckis recently produced the feature "Staar" starring Carrie Fisher and Jeffrey Tambor, and also produced the short film "Enfants Terribles," which she stars in opposite Peter Facineli and Christopher Lloyd, and which was an official selection of the Palm Springs, Santa Barbara and Chicago Film Festivals in 2005 – 2006. Her acting credits include Deterrence” for director Rod Lurie, “Sacrifice” with Michael Madsen, “Blowback” with Mario Van Peebles, and “Polar Express” opposite Tom Hanks. She co-starred in “Beowulf”, directed by her husband Robert Zemeckis, starring Ray Winstone Anthony Hopkins and Angelina Jolie.