Laura Seward

Laura is an Irish Director of Photography based in London. Born in the US and growing up in Nigeria, Indonesia, Australia and the UK, she began her career through action sports and working as a ski instructor. She then attended the London Film School in 2015, specialising in cinematography. Laura’s work is diverse and has taken her all over the world. Her work on ‘Unwrapped’ was nominated for Best Cinematography at Underwire Film Festival 2022. She owns/operates an Arri SR3.

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If I Had More Time – Breast Cancer Now || Commercial || dir: Katie Burdon || prod: Cara Mills || Academy Films
The Grierson Awards – Nominated for Best Single Documentary Domestic – 2023
The Grierson Awards – Nominated for Best Documentary Presenter – 2023
A Paedophile in My Family : Surviving Dad || Feature Documentary || dir: Sophie Oliver || prod: Mia Harvey || Channel 4
The Grierson Awards – Nominated for Best Single Documentary Domestic – 2023
The Grierson Awards – Nominated for Best Documentary Presenter – 2023
Held || Short || dir: Toby Wharton || prod: Clement Fernandes and Silvia Felce || BFI Funded
Winner – Best Short Drama – Northampton Film Festival
Shortlisted – 1.4 Awards 2022
Nominated for Best Short Film – Bolton Film Festival 2022
Bluetits || Short Documentary || dir: Katie Burdon || prod: Cara Mills || Academy Films
Kinsale Shark Awards – Shortlisted – Best Documentary – 2022
London Rocks Film Festival – Winner of Best Documentary – 2022
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival – Best of the Fest – 2023 ‚Äč

Minutes || Short || dir: Alix Eve and Olivia Dowd || prod: Alix Eve and Olivia Dowd

Official Selection – Outfest 2022
Winner of Best English Director – British Short Film Awards 2022
Official Selection – BFI Flare 2022

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