The Morning After

Leanne Mangan

Short film

A young backpacker wakes at dawn in a paddy field outside Siem Reap with no idea how he got there, what happened the night before – or where his girlfriend is.


When a young aussie backpacker wakes in a rice paddy field outside Siem Reap, with no memory of the night before except brief disconnected flashes, he must race against time to find his girlfriend, before it’s too late. (A seven minute proof of concept short is available upon request). The …

About Leanne Mangan

Leanne Mangan is a Sydney-based screenwriter. She graduated in 2016 with an Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting for Series TV from AFTRS, and completed Semester 1 of the Advanced Diploma in Script Editing for Production in 2017.  She has been studying under writing coach Daniel Calvisi (USA) since then, developing a feature film script, and is working on another short film script, a sitcom and a dramedy pilot.

Prior to this Leanne wrote shows for the Sydney Fringe Festival: “In Between Days” (performed at the King St Theatre in 2013), and “Sci-fi Love Story” in 2015 (unproduced).

Australian Screenwriter Leanne Mangan
Leanne Mangan