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Leapling Films is a Manchester based independent production company, founded by leap year baby Chris Lane.

The word Leapling is used to describe somebody who was born on the 29th February.


A member of The Production Guild, Chris' work has been seen by millions worldwide and selected for multiple OSCAR and BAFTA eligible film festivals.

Prior to setting up Leapling Films, Chris supplied camera and grip packages to high-end TV dramas including Mount Pleasant, Cold Feet and Our Girl.