Experience in all aspects of production, from producing and directing to editing content and camera work as well.


9/14 – Current

Director Drifting Towards the Crescent

Film (Theatrical) — Fieldstone Films Details
9/14 – Current

Director of a documentary on the Mississippi River towns ranging from Keokuk, Iowa to Hannibal, Missouri, the birthplace of Mark Twain. Recipient of a Chicago Digital Media Production Fund Grant.

3/05 – Current

Production Assistant (Previous work includes clients including Dig Projects, John Deere, MTV, Wisconsi)

Commercial/Ad — Freelance Production Assistance Details
3/05 – Current

Providing assistance to cast and crew, director, and camera department, from drop off and pick ups of camera and equipment as well as bringing actors to set, providing contact sheets and call sheets, to keeping detailed receipts for expenses and making sure any necessary releases are secured for the production.

12/14 – 12/14

Production Associate

Fieldstone Films Details
12/14 – 12/14

Freelance production assistance to marketing client.

10/14 – 11/14

Director Private Project

Internet — Fieldstone Films Details
10/14 – 11/14

Produced and directed internet spot for private real estate client.

6/12 – 4/14

Director Shooter and Whitley

Film (Theatrical) — Fieldstone Films Details
6/12 – 4/14

Produced and directed award winning film Shooter and Whitley. Screenings include the New Orleans Film Festival, Athens Film Festival, Wisconsin Film Festival, Antimatter and RIDM Montreal. Recipient of the William French Fellowship for MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2013.

1/12 – 5/13

Studio Teacher (All aspects of film production taught to undergraduate students)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Details
1/12 – 5/13

Working with professors Tatsu Aoki and Shellie Fleming, as well as Mickey Mahoney, all aspects of instruction in film production, from scripting and camera, to lighting and staging and finally, editing,



Would you like to write a recommendation for Laura? Write a Recommendation »


Class of '13

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Masters of Fine Art/Film, Video, New Media and Animation

My Gear

  • Arriflex S16 Camera
  • Bolex 16mm Camera
  • Boom pole
  • Countryman microphones
  • Miller tripod
  • Monfretto tripod
  • Rode microphones


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Customer Service
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • English
  • Film
  • Final Cut Pro Studio
  • Live Event Producer
  • Media Production
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multi-camera Directing
  • Photoshop
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teaching
  • Video
  • Windows