Leigh Silver


Leigh is a director, writer, and producer, with a passion for telling bold and entertaining stories. A graduate of the New York Film Academy and Nova Southeastern University, Leigh has been making films across the United States for over 10 years. In the past Leigh has worked for companies such as PBS, Flatbush Pictures and the ReelAbilities Film Festival.


Oren Sauerhaft


Oren is an aspiring writer, director and cinematographer from Chappaqua, New York. Oren studied film at Lynn University and has been freelancing in New York City ever since. Prior to working at AdaptLab, Oren was involved with the Downtown Community Television Center. Oren aspires to one day run his own TV show and direct major motion pictures.


Andrew Johnson


Andrew is an editor based out of NYC. A graduate of Landmark College, Andrew has edited content for companies such as New York One, Beastly Productions, and Dramatic Health.


Brian Blum

Executive Director & Head of Production

Brian is an award-winning film director and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. His debut short film “Blood and Water” (2017) was an official selection of Miami Film Festival and Short of the Week. It won 1st Prize Award winner at NYU’s First Run Film Festival, and was later shortlisted for a British Academy Award. His follow up film, “My Daughter Yoshiko” (2018), won the Zeno Mountain Award at Miami Film Festival, and continues to succeed on the festival circuit. Prior to coming to AdaptLab, Brian was a freelance production sound mixer in NYC.