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Leanne Saunders


Leanne Saunders’ eye for talent has resulted in producer credits on six features: box office hits Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Born to Dance, Nazi horror The Devil’s Rock, and dramas DesertThe Weight of Elephants and Christmas. She also executive produced a run of successful shorts. In 2016 Saunders was appointed Head of Production and Development at the NZ Film Commission.

Making a film on a low budget isn’t the problem — actually the big challenge is how you get it out to audiences. Leanne Saunders, in a 2009 interview with 95bFM’s Charlotte Ryan