Robert DeLeskie

Robert DeLeskie is the Writer/Director of Lay Them Straight. It has played at over 100 festivals worldwide and won 22 awards. His previous short, Jack in the Box, was nominated for Best Comedy at the Yorkton Film Festival and aired on CBC. Robert’s debut feature film, NIGHT LIFE, is in development.

Robert is a graduate of the Film Production Program at York University and the Graduate Program in Communication at Concordia University. He is an alumnus of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Talent Lab and Screenwriting Mentorship Program.

Robert has over a decade of experience directing TV commercials, brand images spots, and promos for major brands. In addition to making films, he teaches directing, editing, and cinematography at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario.

Robert will be available May 3-6 for Virtual Filmmaker Class Visits to Grade 6-12 classes.