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Laura Adkin

Laura is a Writer, Producer, Actor and Director. Laura began her professional career in the Film and TV industry almost 15 years ago as an actor and has appeared in numerous TV Shows including Eureka, Almost Human and Arrow as well as films including the indie smash hit It’s A Disaster where she worked alongside Julia Stiles and David Cross. Laura was nominated for a Leo Award in 2013 for her role in the web series Hitman 101. After spending years on set using that experience as her film school, Laura decided to begin a career behind the camera as a Writer, Producer and now as a Directer. Laura’s feature script Ceilis Cove made it into the Quarter Finals (top 10% out of over 1000 scripts) in the prestigious Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition and her short script I Wanna Date U was a Top 12 Semi-Finalist in Crazy 8s and since has been produced into a short film and a TV Pilot. As a Director, Laura has directed four short films: The Interrogation (Drama), The Road to Pyeongchang (comedy) which was a finalist in the Whistler Filmmaker Showdown and the winner of “Best Comedy” in the TAC Tiny Film Festival (LA) and The Goodnight Kiss, which was awarded a BravoFACT grant (funded by BellMedia) and has won awards including Best Short Comedy at the Edmonton International Film Festival and was nominated for 8 Leo Awards, and The Ride Home, which is currently in post-production.

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