Hire Leslie

Hire Leslie

Leslie Combemale is the perfect source if you are in search of an expert who can speak fluently about the history or current state of film and animation art, or an experienced freelance journalist who has navigated the worlds of art, small business, and the American and British film industries. 

She is an in-demand professional who is well-versed in the worlds of film, animation, small business, art, and writing. 

As an art gallery owner and expert in the history of animation and film art, she has worked with Walt Disney Studios, The American Film Institute, and a number of educational institutions around the country and world. 

As an expert and proponent of diversity and women in film and illustration artists, she has collaborated with Comic-Con International, The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Women in Film: LA and Women in Animation

As a writer, she has created articles for movie and pop culture sites including The MPAA’s The Credits, The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Animation ScoopLikeABossGirls.com, and IndieWire

She has interviewed a wide variety of artists and filmmakers, including artists Ai WeiWei, John Alvin, Willie Ito, Jay Ward, and Jim Lee, filmmakers Ava DuVernay, Edgar Wright, Catherine Hardwicke, Gareth Edwards, Zack Snyder, Victoria Alonso, and the Russo brothers, and performers Regina King, Oscar Isaac, and Tom Hiddleston, among many others. 

She is available for expert input on subjects of animation, women in film, illustration and film art, and small business success, whether in print or onscreen.  

She can also be hired for freelance writing as a film critic or journalist specializing in women in film and film art, as well as for interviews or panel moderation, be they post screening or part of a film fest or comic convention. 

Also consider Leslie for small business consulting and art consulting, the latter for which she will travel worldwide.  She has gone to Europe, around Northern America, and as far as the Middle East for consultations in building an animation and/or film art collection, and hanging in-home or commercial spaces to properly highlight collections.  

Contact her for inquiries, price quotes, and other information.

Contact Leslie

Email: artinsights@gmail.com

Phone: 703.478.0778

Address for ArtInsights Gallery of Film and Contemporary Art

11921 Freedom Dr, Reston, VA 20190