Laura is a passionate educator who loves working with students to develop their filmmaking craft. She is a lecturer at Stanford University and the Art Institute of California – San Francisco. She also teaches intensive technical and creative workshops for professionals at BAVC (the Bay Area Video Coalition). Whether teaching university courses or workshops for professionals, she challenges students to broaden their understanding of what film can be and develop their own skills and sensibilities. She loves the process of mentoring students to help them develop their own work.


M.F.A Stanford University, 2012
Documentary Film and Video Program
Department of Art & Art History

B.A. Brown University, 2006
Department of Modern Culture and Media