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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 finishing up my my feature film, "Rich Kids", and sharing it with the world!

 

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

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches • Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.


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Disfluency

Commerce Charter Township • Drama, Comedy

Jane spends the summer after college at her family's lake house where she continues to cope with PTSD after date rape.


22 days left

388 followers

Feeling Through

New York • Drama

The unlikely connection between a teen without a home and a deafblind man.


17 days left

165 followers

Passion & Progress

Lakeland • Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.


9 days left

172 followers

I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles • Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.


9 days left

169 followers

STiGMA

Atlanta • Drama

As Senator Ingram stares down an easy reelection, things become unstable when he is diagnosed with a mental illness.


9 days left

466 followers

The Vth Column

Los Angeles • Horror, Sci-Fi

Horror/Scifi series. Episode 1. A couple flees from a stranger, who refused to let them out of his car, after hitching a ride.


9 days left

252 followers

Someone Will Assist You Shortly

Hampton Bays • Drama, LGBTQ

A gay hospice nurse climbs back into the closet to care for his abusive dad and the behaviorally challenging nephew he never knew he had.


16 days left

199 followers

Deserters

New York • Drama

At an engagement celebration, an ex-nihilo woman confronts the boundaries of loyalty when her affluent in-laws' secrets come to light.


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Miles Underwater

San Antonio • Drama, Family

13-year-old Miles is struggling to find where he belongs when an unusual event forces him to face his biggest fear and take a leap of faith.


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Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.


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Maiden

New York • Horror, Thriller

While passing through a small town, a modern-day witch must fight her way through a cult of men to find a young woman who’s disappeared.


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Displaced

New York • Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.


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Seed of Doubt

Rochester • Thriller

Melissa and Scott’s dream home turns into a nightmare when they take on new tenants to make ends meet.


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The NEW FREEDOM

Denver • Horror, Thriller

It's not just about survival. It's about a community.


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Agent of Change

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

A secret agent is on a mission to save the future of food, and as a transgender man, save humanity... one gender stereotype at a time.


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Passive Aggressive Dads

Blue Hill • Comedy

Two dads try to spend a nice day at the park with their daughters and end up avenging their life's failures upon a group of obnoxious teens.


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The Unknown Country

Dallas • Adventure, Experimental

The discovery of a forgotten family photograph sends Isabella on a journey through the belly of America. In her solitary quest, she navigate


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Comedic Timing

Los Angeles • Comedy

An improv teacher helps her all-women class sort out their personal lives as hers careens out of control.


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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York • Film-related Business, Shorts Program

Show us your film. We'll show you success.


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Pozole

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.


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2 WEEKS

New York • Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.


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Muscle Memory: a short film

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

A college freshman falls in love with close-up magic as an escape from her unrequited crush on her roommate and her undiagnosed OCD.


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Pretty Dudes - Season Two

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

The "pretty boy curse" may be over, but is their luck changing for the better? The Dudes make new friends and face new challenges.


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Wise Gals

Boston • Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.


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The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles • Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.


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Aloha

Los Angeles • Drama, Family

Aloha follows one new mom's quest to find the perfect birth announcement after the delivery of her baby doesn't go quite as planned.


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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.


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Stormie

Santa Maria • Biography, Drama

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


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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.


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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.


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D.I.Y.

Philadelphia • Comedy, LGBTQ

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


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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.


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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.


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Coast

Los Angeles • Drama, Romance

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


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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


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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.


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Rich Kids

Houston • Drama

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.


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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.


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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!


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Bitter Taste

New York • Drama

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


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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.


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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?


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Make Out Party

Chicago • Comedy, LGBTQ

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


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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


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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.


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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


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Cinematcher - Lights.Camera.Connect.

New York • Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

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


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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.


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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.


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Corporately Challenged

Los Angeles • Comedy

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


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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.


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Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBTQ

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


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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


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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.


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The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York • Comedy, Teen

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


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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!


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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.


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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.


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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.


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The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland • Comedy, LGBTQ

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


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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


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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.


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Vida

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, 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.


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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.


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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.


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Tales from Shaolin Part One - "Shakey Dog"

Philadelphia • Action, Crime

In the Slums of Shaolin, No Score is Simple.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Mrs. Drake

Denver • Drama

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


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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.


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Alexandra the Great

Los Angeles • Drama

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


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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.


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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.


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Shelby's Vacation

Los Angeles • Romance, LGBTQ

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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The Ladies Almanack

Chicago • LGBTQ, Experimental

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Girl Trip

Sacramento • Comedy, Horror

Best friends take a road trip that ends in bloodshed.


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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.


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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.


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The wHOLE

Los Angeles • Drama

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


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Wedlocked

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, 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.


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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.


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Cross

Los Angeles • Drama, Film-Noir

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


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The Grid: Zombie Outlet Maul

• Animation, Comedy

Electrical devices come to life after a nuclear plant explosion.


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Rez

• Drama

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


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