Leslie Korein


The New 35

The New 35 premiered at the Nevada Women's Film Festival in March.

Since then, it has played at the LA Comedy Fest, the New York Shorts International Film Festival and been accepted into the Burbank International Film Festival.

The New 35 won BEST ROMANTIC COMEDY at the Atlanta Shortsfest, and at the Storymode Independent Short Film Awards, we won BEST PICTURE, BEST COMEDY SHORT, BEST ACTRESS (Leslie Korein), BEST ACTOR (Michael Urie) and BEST POST-PRODUCTION. We couldn't be more thrilled!

View our trailer HERE


The Openers wins BEST SHORT

THE OPENERS, directed by Leslie Korein, won BEST SHORT at the 2016 BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL! Thank you all and keep your eyes out for a screening near you!!



Recent Appearances


Leslie makes an appearance as her spirit animal on episode 3 of Amy Rubin's new show on IFC, Boxed In.


See Leslie cameo as Too Tight Jeans Girl in Valencia's amazing song, Women Gotta Stick Together, on Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom's show.  


Leslie was staffed in the writers' room for Smosh's new show Part Timers. See her episodes here and here and here. A million 14 year olds can't be wrong.


Leslie stars in a sketch about fingering at the planetarium on episode 4 of The UCB Show on Seeso

Read more about Seeso here: Entertainment Weekly and Variety  

Late Late Show Appearance

Leslie reunited with Tonya Harding: The Musical costar Tony Rodriguez (Jeff Gilooly) to film a segment for The Late Late Show with James Cordon. Crosswalk the Musical: The Lion King features Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne. See it HERE!

See the original Crosswalk the Musical: Grease HERE!

Women of the Oscars!


"Hey Academy, I'm a Woman", directed by Leslie Korein, received over 10,000 hits in less than a week and garnered media attention from Upworthy, Bustle, and international magazines, K MAG and ChEEk