As an award-winning creative producer Laura drives content from conception through completion. She develops projects, creates strategy, puts together a cost-effective production, runs the set, and delivers a high quality product.
Laura is the Co-Founder of Shooting Films, a New York based independent production company, which has made four films. Award-winning films, The Living and And After All, received critical acclaim and wide distribution. Time and Public Speaking are currently playing in festivals. Since starting the company in 2012, Laura actively freelances on films, commercials, new media and music videos either as a producer, line producer, production manager or assistant director.
Laura was Director of Business Development and Production for Vicart Entertainment, a privately-held independent film and commercial production company based in Tribeca. There she wrote and designed materials for films, sourced and pitched new business, maintained client relationships, and contributed to the creative production of projects.
Laura dove into the film industry after graduating from the Film Track program at The Lee Strasberg Institute in New York where she studied filmmaking and acting. Outside of school she worked with Project Welles on the development and marketing for Orson Welles’ unfinished film, The Other Side of the Wind.
Beforehand Laura was an Assistant at Goldman Sachs in the merchant banking division and an Account Executive at a publishing company. She earned her bachelor’s degree with concentrations in psychology and sociology from the University of Connecticut in 2006. While at school she produced and co-hosted a live TV show on the campus station, worked on her independent study, and was a teaching assistant.
Past Speaking Engagements
Blackmagic Creative Video Revolution Tour
Miami, FL - July 9, 2015
Boston Creative Pro User Group at Emerson College
Boston, MA - April 23, 2015
Atlanta Cutters Creative Professional User Group
Atlanta, GA - April 23, 2015
Blackmagic Design Seminar
New York, NY - August 13, 2014