Savanah leaf is a director, photographer, writer and creative. She is currently based between London and Los Angeles. Leaf has been published and/or screened in Afro Punk, Cannes Short Corner, Vimeo Staff Picks, London Short Film Festival, Dazed and Confused, Pixar Animation Studios, San Francisco Black Film Festival, One Point Four, Okay Africa and many more, working with talents including Gilles Peterson, Dayme Arocena, Mabel McVey, Savanna Small and Alev Lenz.
Savanah started her film career after becoming injured playing professional volleyball. She competed in the London 2012 Olympics for Team GB and received numerous awards in her sport including NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist, All-American, ACC Player of the Year, and more. She uses the lessons she has learned playing on a team in professional sport to influence how she works in film.