Having had a very successful career as an assistant director, Jennifer Leacey graduated from AFTRS in 2010 garnering the prestigious Foxtel Scholarship. Her graduating short film, 'CONNECTION' successfully travelled the international festival circuit including the Palm Springs and Bristol's Close Encounters. Her debut project, 'DODGE' was shortlisted for Australia's premier short film festival, Tropfest.
Since graduating Jennifer has not stopped. Immediately following the Foxtel Scholarship she directed a web series to support the Southern Star/W Channel's second season of 'SPIRITED'. From there she went on to work with Baz Luhrmann on 'THE GREAT GATSBY', which culminated in 2012 with her directing a second unit on behalf of Baz.
2013 has seen Jennifer extend herself over numerous projects such as music videos, TVCs .She has directed Eight episodes of the television series 'WONDERLAND' and the Television Movie Mary : The making of a Princess for Fremantle Media/Channel Ten. Three episodes of Wanted for Matchbox Pictures and the Seven Network. Two episodes of The Wrong Girl for Play Maker and the Ten network. Four episodes of Newtons Law for Every Cloud and the ABC and is currently directing Two episodes of the new ABC series Pulse for Beyond Productions. All this whilst also developing a number of projects, including a coming of age romantic comedy with Paper Moon Productions, a tale of forbidden love with The Three Sisters Productions and a television series set to challenge our faith in the media through her own production Company.