Dominique Lecchi is a writer-director based in London, UK, originally from Wellington, NZ. Her films have been funded by the BFI, Film London and Creative England.
Lecchi's most recent short film, Ramona & The Chair, began its festival run with a screening at Encounters Film Festival 2016 in the iShorts Alumni Showcase.
Her first film, Balsa Wood, was funded by Film London and had its online premiere on NOWNESS. It screened at festivals internationally and won the short film prize at Regiofun Film Festival in 2015.
Lecchi is currently developing a couple of feature projects, including a script with funding from the British Film Institute. She has also written a short film about a woman who falls in love with a pigeon, which she plans to direct this year.
Aside from filmmaking, Lecchi is an amateur woodworker and a keen ceramicist.
Ramona takes all her therapist's advice as the word of God. But instead of enlightenment, she finds herself in a trinity of confusion with an empty chair.
Ramona & The Chair is a short film funded by Film London and Creative England. see more
Sunday lunch with the Filipino family proves taxing when you feel as out of water as the mounted sea bass in the lounge.
Balsa Wood is a short film funded by Film London and Southern Exposure Film Fund. see more
Awarded development funding from the BFI to write a feature script based on characters from my short film Balsa Wood.
In development on an action thriller about a gang of Filipino female assassins with producer Agnes Meath Baker and Ochroma Films.