Talent Guide

Karissa Leicht

  • Discipline:Cinematographer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2024


Karissa Leicht is a growing artist, metal head, and basketball nerd from Dallas, Texas. Leicht holds a BFA from Stephen F. Austin State University where she studied cinematography, digital media, and art history. She employs both a technical understanding of what a project needs, but also utilizes her intuition for decision making, and uses life experiences and travels as a platform for her art. The most notable narrative film she has photographed is Mrs. Anderson directed by Brina Palencia, produced by Destinee Stuart & Farah White, executive produced by Jamie Lee Curtis & Paul Wingo. Her most recent project she lensed is Fresh Paint directed by Raven-Symoné. Leicht’s biggest values are to lead with love and inspire others around her.