Leigh Howell

Leigh Howell Producer

Leigh Howell has worked for filmmaker Ric Burns at Steeplechase Films since 2010. During that time, Leigh has gone from intern to producer, working on a number of films for PBS, including Death and the Civil War (2012), American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015), and The Pilgrims (2015). With Burns, she is currently producing a feature-length biographical film about the writer and neurologist, Oliver Sacks; a three-hour film about Dante, The Divine Comedy and Florence at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries; and New York: The Future of Cities, a new chapter of the award-winning, 17½-hour public television series New York: A Documentary Film. Prior to joining Steeplechase, Leigh worked for the Oxygen Network and NBC Universal. She moved to New York City in 2006 after graduating Indiana University.