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Hey, I'm Laura!

Los Angeles, California

I've been directing for 20+ years in theater and film.  I'm very excited to be in the midst of pre-production on my feature film, "Rich Kids".

 

 

I'm a WIMP and I love supporting other WIMPS.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Miles Underwater

San Antonio • Drama, Family

A coming of age story about a thirteen year old who is pathologically afraid of water and must confront the mysteries of his past.


Green Light

1,561 followers

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle • Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.


Green Light

536 followers

Stormie

Santa Maria • Biography, Drama

An adopted Hispanic teenager looks for his birth family in an attempt to find his place of belonging.


Green Light

828 followers

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.


Green Light

2,162 followers

ACID TEST (feature film)

Houston • Comedy, Drama

The absurdly dramatic coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who launches a rebellion when she drops acid and goes home to her parents.


Green Light

609 followers

D.I.Y.

Philadelphia • Comedy, LGBT

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.


Green Light

2,813 followers

Xerxes

Jersey City • Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes spirals down the rabbit hole and may never climb out.


Green Light

152 followers

The Wonderful World of Hunter Wood

Los Angeles • Comedy

An eccentric young man goes to outrageous lengths to woo the new girl in the neighborhood.


Green Light

160 followers

Coast

Los Angeles • Drama, Romance

A couple journeys up the California coastline, exploring their history and undeniable connection.


Green Light

89 followers

Bloody Maria

Los Angeles • Horror, Comedy

Rival catholic school cholas must join together with supernatural powers in order to stop Lupe Velez, an evil chola spirit released in East


Green Light

292 followers

The Business of Being a Dog

New York • Comedy

Two doggy inventors fight the clock on an impossible deadline to get their latest dog toy to market. Balls, Bones, Business meetings.


Green Light

94 followers

TIJUANA

Los Angeles • Drama, Crime

In 1920's Tijuana, a French-born woman helps her husband become the Chief of Police to guarantee her monopoly of smuggling tequila up north.


Green Light

122 followers

Finishing "Rich Kids" the movie

Houston • Drama

A group of troubled teens in a low-income community resolve to break into “Los Ricos”, a mansion, and feel as if they are rich for a day.


Green Light

338 followers

CUT

Middletown • Action, Sci-Fi

The story of two best friends trapped in an unwed mothers home who fight to hold onto their memories, and ultimately their friendship.


Green Light

122 followers

Stunt Mom

New York • Comedy, Family

She's an ordinary mom that cooks and cleans but as a professional stunt woman she also flips, falls and fights!


Green Light

60 followers

Bitter Taste

New York • Drama

A dark drama about a Scottish Michelin-star Chef who relives memories of his childhood through cooking.


Green Light

229 followers

The Invaders

New York • Horror, Thriller

When a girl is followed on her way home, she finds herself facing a sinister force that threatens her entire existence.


Green Light

556 followers

Bench

Boston • Drama

A family is tested by issues ranging from homelessness to infertility. Moving from one generation to the next, can Love conquer all?


Green Light

149 followers

Make Out Party

Chicago • Comedy, LGBT

Make Out Party is a queer high-style, no budget comedy of errors set against the colorful backdrop of the Chicago underground.


Green Light

210 followers

Pulling Wool

New York • Action, Comedy

A two hander about a platonic best-friendship that culminates in a city wide search for $7,000 to pay off gambling debt and save their lives


Green Light

547 followers

Interference

New York • Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.


Green Light

397 followers

Blood Loss

Philadelphia • Comedy, Drama

A dark comedy about a crazed painter drifting through his existence on autopilot until he must choose which he values more: his life or his


Green Light

76 followers

Cinematcher - Lights.Camera.Connect.

New York • Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Hire and Get Hired for Film, TV and Digital Projects Instantly - globally


Green Light

200 followers

CASHED

New York • Comedy, Drama

Suddenly unemployed on her 25th birthday, Jess struggles to find peace (and pot) amidst the unique obstacles of life as a Millennial in NYC.


Green Light

292 followers

FLYBY

Los Angeles • Drama, Sci-Fi

When a passing asteroid changes the way people experience time, one couple discovers that their life together is quickly slipping away.


Green Light

108 followers

Corporately Challenged

Los Angeles • Comedy

A (somewhat) recent college graduate lands her first real job working with an eccentric group in corporate America.


Green Light

611 followers

An Act of Terror

Charlotte • Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.


Green Light

540 followers

Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBT

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?


Green Light

448 followers

Odette

Portsmouth • Comedy, Horror

A curse. A small town. Two adventures trying to save the world and get some pancakes.. #Not Another Zombie Cowboy Love Story


Green Light

138 followers

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles • Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.


Green Light

549 followers

The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York • Comedy, Teen

Penny faces growing obstacles to winning the science fair after her boyfriend becomes a superhero.


Green Light

522 followers

Her-POW! New Adventures of Vintage Comic Book Heroines!

Los Angeles • Action, Other

All new live-action adventures from 3 heroines from the Golden Age of comic books: The Woman in Red, The Veiled Avenger, and Ghost Woman!


Green Light

350 followers

Quality Problems

Burbank • Comedy

Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.


Green Light

612 followers

EUTHANASIA

Washington • Drama, Thriller

A short film about a woman who euthanizes those who want to die while struggling with her own will to live.


Green Light

81 followers

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles • Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.


Green Light

853 followers

The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland • Comedy, LGBT

Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com


Green Light

693 followers

HH

New York • Sci-Fi, Thriller

Trapped in a strange facility, prisoners must solve puzzles and learn to trust each other while dealing with the virtual warden, a talking c


Green Light

56 followers

A Little Water

New York • Romance, Drama

On the anniversary of a tragic accident 4 people reunite for a weekend at the lake. A Little Water is a story about the secrets we keep.


Green Light

114 followers

Vida

Los Angeles • LGBT, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.


Green Light

246 followers

Baato

Sankhuwasabha • Documentary

Deep in the Himalayan mountains the first road is coming, and this new highway to China will change Nepali village life forever.


Green Light

368 followers

Rich Kids

Houston • Drama, Teen

A group of Latino teens in a poor community break into Los Ricos, a local mansion, to forget their difficult lives and live a different one.


Green Light

526 followers

Tales from Shaolin Part One - "Shakey Dog"

Philadelphia • Action, Crime

In the Slums of Shaolin, No Score is Simple.


Green Light

153 followers

Mickey Reece's 'Alien'

Oklahoma City • Drama, Fantasy

A reimagining of the early years of Elvis and Priscilla's infamous married life told through the eyes of Priscilla.


Green Light

64 followers

Girl Clown the Feature Film

New York • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A quirky romantic comedy about a mousy woman who attempts to overcome her shyness by becoming a clown. Based on the award-winning short.


Green Light

205 followers

Keep Me Posted

New York • Comedy, Drama

A biting look at the impact of texting and social media on the lives of three childhood friends.


Green Light

126 followers

Mrs. Drake

Denver • Drama

It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.


Green Light

476 followers

Devoti Tutti

Catania • Documentary

Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.


Green Light

1,048 followers

Alexandra the Great

Los Angeles • Drama

An experienced life coach struggles to find her balance in the aftermath of a broken relationship.


Green Light

47 followers

Black Kungfu Chick

Los Angeles • Action, Drama

Just an ordinary girl from South LA learns kungfu from her premed teacher to protect her community from local menaces in more ways than one.


Green Light

163 followers

Helen

Los Angeles • Action, Horror

An office all-nighter becomes a living nightmare as a FURY haunts Helen, until she faces her demons both within and without.


Green Light

190 followers

Shelby's Vacation

Los Angeles • Romance, LGBT

Vacationer Shelby and mountain resort manager Carol go on a healing journey of learning why they cling to unrealistic romantic fantasies.


Green Light

310 followers

Camp Reel Stories

Oakland • Teen

Camp Reel Stories believes that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes they will be better reflected on the screen.


Green Light

428 followers

Acute Failure

Los Angeles • Drama

A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.


Green Light

687 followers

ACID TEST (short film)

Houston • Drama, Family

A short film about dropping acid and going home to your parents! Trip alongside Jenny as her concert night turns into family absurdity.


Green Light

629 followers

Ordinary

Los Angeles • Drama, Shorts Program

Recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Janie, ventures to LA where she finds freedom inspired by a friendship with the fantastical Pixie.


Green Light

230 followers

The Ladies Almanack

Chicago • LGBT, Experimental

Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Guinevere Turner, & more star in the epic tribute to women's writing.


Green Light

155 followers

37 Problems

Los Angeles • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A single 37 year-old screenwriter is totally focused on her career until she finds out she has one egg left.


Green Light

427 followers

The Stone & The Stars

Bloomington • Drama

The Stone & The Stars is a short film that explores friendship, fear, and how the people we love lead us home.


Green Light

164 followers

Red Star

Santa Monica • Documentary

Fifty years ago, one man escaped Communist Czechoslovakia by swimming the river to freedom. RED STAR will retrace his journey.


Green Light

210 followers

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles • Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.


Green Light

509 followers

Of Dust and Bones

Santa Monica • Drama

A desert recluse is visited by her dead husband's best friend, who arrives with an unsettling agenda.


Green Light

205 followers

The wHOLE

Los Angeles • Drama

“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.


Green Light

235 followers

Wedlocked

Los Angeles • LGBT, Satire

Not one to be held back by unfair legislation, Sydney outsmarts the web of laws keeping her tied down and unable to get divorced.


Green Light

653 followers

Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.


Green Light

551 followers

Cross

Los Angeles • Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.


Green Light

260 followers

The Grid: Zombie Outlet Maul

• Animation, Comedy

Electrical devices come to life after a nuclear plant explosion.


Green Light

60 followers

Rez

• Drama

An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his young sister on the Leech Lake reservation.


Green Light

401 followers

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