Nominated for Debut Director, Edinburgh TV Festival New Voice Awards, 2021
Selected for 'Ones to Watch', Edinburgh TV Festival, 2020
Selected for Attagirl Film Lab for My Sister Ellie, 2020-2021
Shortlisted for Sundance Screenwriter's Lab for Ring Road 2021
BFI Network Early Development Award for Ring Road 2019
Screen Australia Generate Development Grant for Sundowners 2019
Selected for Women in Film & TV Mentorship program 2018
Directors UK access award winner 2018
Creative Skillset grant, high end TV placement 2018
Selected for Raising Films Making it Possible 2016
Graham Wood Foundation + Artology Film Commission 2016
Australia Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Grant 2012
Goethe Institute Fellowship 2012
Australia Council for the Arts SPARK Fellowship 2008

Laura is a member of BFI Network x BAFTA Crew, Cinesisters, Raising FilmsWe Direct Music Videos and Directors UK


PRESS:
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Ones to Watch - Variety
'An electrifying celebration of female sexuality'
- Director's Notes
Director's Now profile
My Sister Ellie selected for 
Attagirl Lab - IF Magazine
Attagirl announcement - Screen Daily
'Mismatched cops are the perfect partners in crime'
- The Guardian
Sundowners funding announcement - Screen Australia
'Fear is an excellent motivator' 
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Raising Films
'Sarah Snook talks Noel Coward'
- The Saturday Paper
'My body knows unheard of songs'
- Monrowe Magazine
'We glide awkwardly like Martha Graham'
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10 Magazine
'Pick of the month'
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PromoNews
'The joy of short films' - The Guardian
'The best things in queer cinema' - Junkee
"Beautiful, cinematic' - Obvious State
'Behind the scenes in Brooklyn' - Who the Hell / Vice

Full press coverage of The Language of Love