Leslie Streit
Writer, Producer, Director

Leslie in the Field

Recently Released:

Elly and Henry, a documentary about Elly & Industrial Designer Henry P. Glass, architect of one of the first solar homes in America.(Co-Producer, Writer, Director)

Currently in production:

The Evil Auntie (2009 Webby Awards Official Honoree) comedy cooking series .(Co-Producer, Director, DP)


Streit's 2005 film God Wears My Underwear, ties the Jewish Holocaust in the 1940’s to the genocide in Tibet in the 1950’s, and has been screened at several international film festivals, including XXVII Festival Internazionale Cinema e Donne, DNA Film Festival (Best Short Film), NYIIFVF and MSPIFF. West Coast premiere at Napa-Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival in August 2007.

She was among 10 international artists selected for the “Memory S-[X]-ick” exhibition, as part of the Hong Kong Arts Biennial 2002, for her short, Eyewitness.

In 1996, she co-produced VD2001 with Robin Elaine McCain, an award winning Internet site based on her earlier original stage production "Vlad Dracula in the Year 2000", and the first serial to appear on the web.

Streit’s short films have been broadcast on Bay Area PBS, OffLine, iFilm, FilmFilm.com, and have appeared at the Tokyo Video Festival, Il Coreografo Elettronico, the San Antonio Underground Film Festival, the 21e Festival International du Film Independent, Women Make Waves, the Video Screening Project 2001.

Another screenplay won the Telluride IndieFest. Several screenplays have been optioned. Other screenplay awards include a Top 50 Finalist in the Red Ink Works competition and an Honorable Mention at Cinequest.

Leslie Streit received her B.A. from San Francisco State University and her M.A. from San Jose State University. She has studied with Robert McKee, Hollywood’s most wanted screenwriting teacher and with Dov S-S Simens of the Hollywood Film Institute.