I'm Joshua Leppert and
Welcome to Hosy Productions
Welcome to Josh's online portfolio! Here you’ll find examples of his work in many different areas, as well as his own independent projects. One of his defining principles is a deep commitment to entertainment and the arts. Josh is a filmmaker by trade, but dabbles in quite a bit of other creative areas. He holds a B.A. in Media and Information from Michigan State University and is currently an Editor/Producer with CDB Productions in Orlando, FL.
My Latest Work
Check out the latest creative project I have to show off!
*My current position*
I am a shooter/editor/live event producer with CDB Productions in Orlando, FL. In my time at CDB I have produced single and multi-camera shoots, corporate livestream events, and edited several spots for clients all over the country.
Walt Disney Imagineering
Show Awareness Producer Professional Internship
In May 2018 I was selected as the newest Show Awareness Producer Intern for Walt Disney Imagineering in Orlando, Florida. In this role, I coordinate and execute all media efforts (video, photography, keynote/powerpoint presentations) for WDI's Show Awareness Team.
Corey Northern tells all about his foray into the world of performing as a Drag Queen: Asio Aviance.
'ASIO' is Joshua Leppert's Thesis Film for the 2018 MSU ComArtSci Media and Information Showcase.
Technology in Education - WKAR CARES
A spot produced and conceptualized by me for WKAR, East Lansing's own PBS station, about the growing usage of technologies for spurning cognitive development in Elementary education.
The Deward Conservation and Discovery Center
Project Submission for the 2018 Disney Imaginations Competition
*This project is the sole property of Walt Disney Imagineering and all rights to use these ideas are exclusive to Walt Disney Imagineering.*
A joint-submission by Joshua Leppert and Devin Durocher, the Deward Conservation and Discovery Center (or DCsquared) is designed to serve as both a place of interest for the nature tourist, as well as an opportunity to learn about the environment that surrounds you via Virtual and Augmented Reality.
If Michigan State University had a Theme Park: A Creative Interpretation
SketchUp rendering of a proposed ride
A short extra-credit project created for the 'Story in Motion' class for MSU's Media and Information degree curriculum.
About Hosy Productions
What I Actually Do
Hosy Productions LLC is a multifaceted, Michigan-based production company. All short films by Joshua Leppert are produced under this production heading. Joshua/Hosy Productions has been a part of seven award-winning film and television productions debuting at both local and national festivals. In addition to screen media, Joshua has worked as an interior designer under the Hosy Productions tag for both Michigan State University and several business in his hometown.
"Hosy" has been Josh's family nickname since he was in Grade School and he has been building the 'Hosy Brand' ever since. (It is almost a second middle name at this point. )
Awards & Recognition:
Official Selection - LGBTQ Shorts Film Festival (ASIO)
Official Selection - Atlanta Black Gay Pride Film Festival (ASIO)
Semi-Finalist - Hollywood Screenings Film Festival (The Catch)
Finalist - Los Angeles CineFest (Syndicates)
Best Editing Nominee - The Albies ('The Show' - Episode 101)
Official Selection - Hope Film Awards (Syndicates)
Official Selection - Traverse City Film Festival (Stay With Me)
Conference Showcase - IBM Watson Analytics Conference (Spartan Analytics)
Official Selection - Direct Short Online Film Festival (The Catch)
Best Cinematography - Tecumseh Cabin Fever Film Festival (Revisions)
Official Selection - Spartan Film Festival (Revisions)
2012 - 2014
Columbia Central High School Creative of the Year (x3)
"A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts."