Lester Francois is the producer/director of the feature documentary GameLoading: Rise of the Indies that was released in 2015. The film raised over $100K through Kickstarter and has been licensed internationally by RedBull TV.
Lester graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (BA in Film and TV Directing) in 2007 and is passionate about visual storytelling. Lester is currently developing documentary, narrative fiction, factual TV and VR projects.
In 2011, Lester was selected to participate in Cross-Over, a transmedia talent development program for producers looking to break into transmedia markets, funded by Film Victoria. As part of the program, Lester travelled to Sheffield, UK and took part in workshops and case studies to hone his skills in storytelling and producing for diverse entertainment platforms. The skills gained here paid off when independently developing GameLoading and building an international community around the film.