Laura is a London based cross-interdisciplinary, highly versatile filmmaker and art director, extensively working across award-winning UK and international independent productions from shorts and promos, through to features and cross-media, including dance and theatre. She's a BFI BAFTA Talent Crew alumna and ambassador for Cucalorus Film Festival.
She has worked on promos for worldwide famous artists and brands such as Coldplay, Thomas Dutronc, Rita Ora, Honne, Michael Kiwanuka, Rixton, Kwabs, Friends of the Earth, Human Appeal, Right to Choose, Colgate, Braun, Starbucks, Saronno, Dove, Savills.
Laura art directed and worked across a variety of art department roles for multi-awarded shorts and features including Dániel (Dean Loxton), Break (Edwin Mingard), Baby (Daniel Mulloy), Double-Cross (Mark Brocking}, Chasing Robert Barker (Daniel Florencio - three nominations at National Film Awards 2016) and That Good Night starring John Hurt, Sofia Helin and Charles Dance, as well as for production designers Anna Mould, David Bryan, Philip Barber to name a few.
With an interest in the experimental and passion about pushing boundaries in filmmaking, she likes exploring different ways of combining art-forms and genres. Her interest in extending creative possibilities has brought her to be involved in both international interdisciplinary, site specific and immersive, interactive theatre projects, such as, The Memory Dealer co-produced with Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt directed by Rik Lander - Royal Television Society Award for Best Digital Innovation 2014, The Drowned Man by Punch Drunk and Gillian Wearing's Your Views supported by Flamin, Film4, Arts Council England.
She is the curator of the first retrospective of Marco Lusini: The Colours of the Human Soul which is part of an international interdisciplinary project Laura is developing about the artist and was supported by The British Italian Society, West Valley Art Museum – USA, the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the Eaton Fund, the Italian London Community and Educckate-University of College London.
In terms of contemporary visual art, she has recently collaborated with Spanish artist, journalist and art critic Lorenzo Belenguer on his Cocaine live art installation&performance on the occasion of Frieze London 2015 and she regularly collaborates with art collective Darling & Edge and social and community projects like Deptford Cinema.
Laura was selected at the TorinoFilmLab – Writer’s Room as producer on Sequence, an international transmedia project written, developed and produced by Adam Sigel.
Other producer’s credits include: Atis (Daniel Mulloy - Best International Short Film Lille Film Festival 2015), Influx by Luca Vullo, John Finn's The Big Decisions (Nominated Best Short Documentary - Aesthetica Short Film Festival), Melissa Mostyn's Listen, even when your heart is crying (premiered Aesthetica Short Film Festival) and I (heart) Berlin.
Being actively involved in dance & theatre, she has art directed and assisted Rhiannon Brace’s latest dance show Baby premiered at Resolution – Robin Howard Theatre, The Place London. She also supported Laura Obiols’ dance show Hour glass premiered at Resolution; and she's worked with dance companies like Gravity & Levity - Rites of War which toured the UK.
As dancer, Laura has been involved in several dance projects for instance, Quests by Tara D’Arquian (extended cast) and The Invisible People by New Arts Club.
She also likes participating in dance research/movement choir workshops for instance, Quests with Tara D’Arquian and Anne-Gaelle Thiriot; and for Charlotte Spencer’s Walking Stories.
She collaborated as Stage & General Manager for Rambert Dance Company (XV International Dance Festival, Rome) as well as Sweet Venues at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and other indie companies like Dante or Die.
All her work has been screened worldwide at major film festivals such as Sundance, London BFI, Venice, Berlinale to name a few; art galleries like Somerset House and other arts venues.
When Laura is not making films and so on, you can find her dancing at The Place, Greenwich Dance and other dance schools.
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