MARIN LEPORE is a screenwriter, director, and activist. She's grown up in Colorado, and lived in Beijing from age ten to sixteen. After studying at the Colorado Film School, she continued at the University of Colorado Denver where she graduated with a BFA in Film & Television.

As a gay Asian-American woman, Marin is passionate about creating inclusive films that empower women, POC, LGBT people, and other marginalized communities – her award-winning, multi-season, comedy webseries "I Put the Bi in Bitter" being one. She's the co-founder of the entirely women-led production company SAD GIRL PRODUCTIONS.

Marin previously served as a board member for the non-profit organization Women in Film and Media Colorado. At UCD, she was part of the College of Arts and Media's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force. She loves kids, and being an adoptee herself, she's currently volunteering as a camp mentor for various children's programs at The Park Adoption Community Center

Marin's work has screened at festivals across the country including SeriesFest, ClexaCon, and Denver Comic Con. Recent press interviews include 303 MagazineTagg Magazine, and Voyage Denver.

When she's not making films, Marin enjoys juggling, tabletop games, playing violin, loving turtles, and eating Chipotle. Her favorite quote in the entire world is: "Before time flew it was an egg; going nowhere."