Leander Sales is a member of the Motion Pictures Editors Guild and serving as the Co-Chair of MPEG African American Steering Committee. Has worked with Spike Lee on nine of his feature films in the editing department. Associate editor on Clockers and Girl 6, then as editor on Get on the Bus. Editor of Hookers at the Point: 5 Years Later documentary directed by Brent Owens. As a director, Leander received first prize at the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Film Festival of Oakland, California for his debut feature film Don't Let Your Meat Loaf. The Life I Meant to Live is Leander's second feature film.