On set 'Side Piece' (dir. E.A. Moss) photo: Humberto Guzman

On set 'Side Piece' (dir. E.A. Moss)
photo: Humberto Guzman

Barbie Leung is a New York based Cinematographer and Camera Operator, notable for her work on both branded content and narrative film.

As Director of Photography she recently completed principal photography on "Disforia" (Dir. Heidi Hartwig), while Slamdance Best Short Screenplay winner "Crybaby" (Dir. Solomon Gray) made it's 2017 international premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal. Other narrative work includes 2016's "Be Right Back" (Dir. Hilda Schmelling) which world premiered at Frameline, was an official selection at Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (aGLIFF), and had it's European premiere at the Florence Queer Festival. Her work has also screened at New York's Film Anthology Archives, and the Asian American International Film Festival.

She has shot branded content for Red Bull, Lenscrafters, and Casper, as well as documentary and editorial pieces for Refinery29, Bustle, New York Magazine, The Financial Times, and Killer Films Media.


  • Red Bull TV
  • Vice
  • Netflix
  • Anonymous Content
  • Killer Films Media
  • Refinery29
  • Bustle
  • Thomson Reuters
  • New York Magazine (Vulture)
  • The Financial Times
  • Rodale
  • T-Mobile
  • Discovery Channel
  • Univision