Insignia Films Storytelling that Sheds Light on the Human Condition
Leah Williams
Producer / Director 
Leah Williams is an independent producer and director whose career spans hard news, news magazine and documentary film. Her work has been recognized with Emmy, duPont, Peabody and NAACP Image awards along with nominations in both news/documentary and primetime. She has covered breaking news at NBC, coordinated underwater dive shoots for The History Channel, filmed behind the scenes of the iconic programs Sesame Street and Saturday Night Live for A&E and created museum installations on behalf of the Smithsonian. During her tenure at HBO, she received two Sports Emmys for her collaborative work on the news magazine, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, a program for which she traveled and produced stories around the globe. Her film series work for PBS includes The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Makers: Women in Business and Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Her most recent projects can be found on basic and premium cable including, HBO’s Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America. She is currently directing two hours on a four-part series about veterans for PBS.


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