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 Producer Laura has been involved in feature films, numerous shorts and a webseries. Laura
was nominated in 2015 for a Leo Award as a Producer for the short film Rattlesnake. Laura’s
production company Flat/Head Films was created in 2013 and has a number of projects in
development including a TV Series called Hit Mom.
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.

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