Writer, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur | Emotional Storytelling: Creating Complex Characters You Care About
Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the Pixar blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar’s Golden Globe nominated THE GOOD DINOSAUR. LeFauve is currently writing a series for Hulu and the animated film MY FATHER’S DRAGON for Netflix and Cartoon Saloon. She also wrote on Marvel’s upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL.
LeFauve began her film career as a producer and President of Egg Pictures, Jodie Foster's film company. During that time, LeFauve produced films which were nominated for an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and was awarded a Peabody for the Showtime film, “The Baby Dance.” LeFauve also produced “The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys” which won the 2003 IFP Spirit Award for Best First Feature.
LeFauve has been a consultant to Screen New South Wales and Screen Australia and has been a mentor at many writing labs, including , Cinestory Script Sessions, the Meryl Streep lab and the Sundance Creative Producer Lab. LeFauve taught at AFI and served as co-chair of the Graduate Producers Program at UCLA's School of Film and Television, where she taught master level story and development classes for over seven years.
Raised in Warren, Ohio, LeFauve graduated from the Syracuse University Newhouse School and currently lives in Studio City, California with her husband and two sons.