Fitting In

"Fitting In" is a symbolic social-impact film that draws a parallel between fitting into shoes and fitting into society, and, in doing so, it inspires us to embrace our unique personalities.

  • Mark Leschinsky
  • Mark Leschinsky
  • Mark Leschinsky
  • Mark Leschinsky
  • Mark Leschinsky
  • Bernice Leschinsky
    Key Cast
  • Gary Leschinsky
    Key Cast
  • Barbara Leschinsky
    Key Cast
  • Mark Leschinsky
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student, Other
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  • Completion Date:
    September 4, 2022
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Bergen County Academies
  • London International Web & Shorts Film Festival (UK)

    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions @ Pinewood Studios

    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Mark Leschinsky

Mark Leschinsky is a 17-year-old award-winning student filmmaker at the Bergen County Academies high school in Hackensack, NJ — a magnet public school in NJ.

Mark is also the founder of The Lighthouse Initiative — the first student-led nonprofit organization dedicated to democratizing filmmaking for teens globally. Through this initiative, Mark is on a mission to inspire and empower other young students to express themselves through filmmaking and experience the joy and power of being heard.

Contact info--

*Personal email:

*Student email:

*Mailing address:
79 McIntosh Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430
United States of America

*Phone number:
(201) 615-4641

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Director Statement

In making his films, Mark strives to move his audience and inspire them to acquire diverse, new perspectives about the issues facing our society.