David Leidy

David Leidy

Director and Screenwriter

Burbank, California

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About David

Director, writer and producer David Leidy is a Best Director Award Winner at Action on Film MegaFest, Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards and more who dives deep into mystical realms to bring forth metamorphosis. He is Eidetic Pictures Founder along with being a Founding Member of cinema society Delta Kappa Alpha (DeKA) where Spielberg, Hitchcock and Lucille Ball were members.

His films have been awarded, screened and distributed domestically as well as in Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, India and Belgium. He has won awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Editor and his films have been awarded for Best Mystery and Best Cult Classic Film. Aside from these awards, they have been Finalists and Official Selections at such festivals as Gold Movie Awards, Los Angeles Film Awards, Rome Independent Prisma Awards, ARFF Berlin International Awards and Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition.

His short films have screened in such renown theaters as Cinemark 18 & XD, Brenden Theatres at Palms Hotel and Laemmle Noho 7. His films have received such reviews as a "disturbing and visually powerful short film" that "never wastes a second" by Independent Shorts Awards and Cult Critic Film Magazine and "the greatest experimental film I have ever seen [...] such an edge of your seat mystery that keeps you guessing at every turn [that] not many directors could bring to life" by Olympus Film Festival judges.


  • Dark Orchid

    Dark Orchid (2019)
    Film by Eidetic Pictures (Fantasy and Thriller) Director/Screenwriter A woman and her cousin trudge through a mystical forest of giant trees searching for a medicinal plant until their day ends up the only thing uprooted.

  • Platonic

    Platonic (2015 - 2019)
    Film by Eidetic Pictures and Fourwalled (theatrical distribution) (Thriller) Director/Screenwriter After a dream about a murder investigation, a professor discovers a pregnant woman in her house. When she enters, details about the crime resurface

  • Faded Love

    Faded Love (2014 - 2018)
    Film by Eidetic Pictures (Thriller) Director/Screenwriter A reporter repulsed by older men evades her psychiatrist who plans to reenact a disturbing scenario from her childhood to cure her.

  • Atonia

    Atonia (2013)
    Film by Eidetic Pictures and Prodigium Pictures (Thriller) Director/Screenwriter A rigid white collar worker has vivid nightmares of herself paralyzed in bed while a new employee from work torments her.


  • Best Director of the Year Winner, AOF MegaFest

  • Best Noir of the Year Winner, Independent Shorts Awards


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