Laura has twenty years of experience in film and television development, production, strategy, sales and financing. She is an executive producer on An Acceptable Loss starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Tika Sumpter and a Co-Executive Producer on All About Nina, written and directed by Eva Vives, and Little Woods, written and directed by Nia DaCosta.
Prior to launching Rebelle, as a film finance and sales agent at Creative Artists Agency, Laura packaged and sold films such as On the Basis of Sex, The Wife, Jackie, Dallas Buyers Club, The Imitation Game, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Maggie’s Plan, Begin Again, Mud, and Still Alice, amongst many others. Her focus has always been on finding ways to push against the “no” and getting stories, across all genres, about women and other marginalized voices made and seen.
Laura was named one of Variety’s New Leaders and was also featured in their annual Women of Impact issue.
Prior to CAA, she consulted with financiers on slate and individual picture film financing and worked as a development and production executive at Twentieth Century Fox and Edward Saxon Productions on films ranging from Away We Go to What Happens in Vegas.
Laura has a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. She is a founding member of Time’s Up, an executive member and former board member of Women and Film, a member of the Los Angeles Women’s Collective, and a proud mentor to aspiring filmmakers and entertainment industry executives.