Leonard Lai left his career as an engineer and delved into the film industry. He started out as the Script and Continuity Supervisor on the feature film Perth directed by Djinn Ong and then the Hong Kong-Singapore Production Hainan Chicken Rice
directed by Kenneth Bi. He also worked in the same position for Jack Neo's Best Bet and MTV's drama Rogue
. He also worked as sound recordist on feature film S11
directed by Joshua Chang & Gilbert Chua. Leonard Lai's directorial work includes documentary A Family Reunion
and short film Mr Charles de Gualle. His debut feature film, The High Cost of Living
won the award of Best Feature Film at the 9th International. Panorama of Independent Film makers 2007 in Greece. In recent years, his producing credits include Ah Boys to Men 2
and Take 2.
He is currently the Business Development Manager of J Team Productions.