Creator, Producer

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Israeli-American screenwriter, author, producer. Most recently known for HBO’s “Euphoria”, which is based on his original series. Leshem co-created and co-wrote Arte and Hulu’s “No Man’s Land”, and HBO Max’s “Valley of Tears”. Leshem is a bestselling author, published in 20 languages. A winner of Israel’s top literary award, The Sapir Prize. He co-wrote the Academy Award-nominated film “Beaufort”, and the film “Incitement” which won Israel’s Academy Awards for best film of 2019.
On Television, his work as creator and writer also includes two seasons of the drama “The Gordin Cell”, adapted by NBC as Allegiance. He served as a script editor for the dramedy “The Baker and The Beauty”, adapted by ABC. As a TV executive, head of content and drama for Keshet TV, Leshem picked up and oversaw the development of “Prisoners of War” (The original of “Homeland”), “The A-Word”, “Traffic Light”, “Arab Labor”, and many other critically acclaimed international shows.
He started his media career as a news editor and a war correspondent, then served as deputy editor in chief of the second-largest circulated daily newspaper in Israel at the time.