Hey, I'm Laura!
Laura Sweeney, Director/Writer -
LAURA SWEENEY is a screenwriter, director and actress. Her scripts have been finalists at Nantucket Film Festival, HollyShorts and Screencraft Script Fund. Laura’s self-produced pilot MOMMY MAFIA won Best Comedic Pilot at Manhattan Film Festival and won the Award of Merit at Indie Fest Film Awards. She had a feature film in development with Aloris Entertainment and previously has had television projects optioned by North South Productions.
Laura wrote and directed a short experimental film called THE NECK. She co-wrote co-produced and acted in the short film SOLSTICE with Lisandro Perez-Rey. SOLSTICE will premiere at the 2020 Philip K. Dick Sci-fi and Supernatural Film Festival. She wrote a short film adaptation of John Milton’s PARADISE LOST which will premiere at 2020 Garden State Film Festival. Also, she has created and starred in two different ongoing web series: The Mothership and Theater Bitches.
Laura was the lead actress in the NYC Fringe Festival award winning play Random Us. A native New Yorker who is a proud member of FILMSHOP, SAG-AFTRA, The Georgetown Entertainment Media Alliance, and New York Women In Film and Television. Laura taught screenwriting for Writers Boot Camp and is a private script consultant. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and studied acting with the Moscow Art Theatre. She is fluent in French and currently resides in Centerport, NY. imdb.me/laurasweeney
In 1949 New York, three young World War II widows take the younger sister for a day trip to the country the eve of her wedding.