Leslie Bumgarner

Texas to California

Leslie graduated with a BS from the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS at Austin and earned an MFA at the AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE in cinematography. She received wide acclaim for her work as cinematographer for the family drama, GOING BONGO, the first international feature to shoot in Tanzania. The Fifth Episode of the series CO-ED she shot for NBC/SnapChat was listed as the most inventive episode of Television of 2018 in The New Yorker Magazine. Recently she shot the series UnMade for IMDB/Amazon with celebrities finally telling stories they always wanted to make. Feb 6th on the College Humor subscription service, Dropout, the series Total Forgiveness launched to a huge audience. Some of her other clients and credits include: Mattel, Lifetime/A&E, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Us Weekly, College Humor, ATTN:, Big Breakfast, and Discovery. She was also a camera operator on Icarus, the Oscar winning feature length Documentary of 2018.