Award-winning multi-lingual producer, director, art director, and programmer, Laura D’Asta has been working across shorts, features, documentaries, high-end TV series, dance performance, and installations for 14 years. She is passionate about the power of art as a tool for social change and in telling impactful stories that raise awareness and engage audiences.
A BFI BAFTA Crew and TorinoFilmLab alumna, Laura served as part of the international short-film jury at the 61st Krakow Film Festival in 2021. The prior year she was invited to join Travelling Identities, Travelling Filmmakers: Migrating Italian Women Filmmakers by DAMS Padua University Professor Farah Polato.
She shares the Royal TV Society Award for The Memory Dealer with Rik Lander and Vanessa B. Sprujitt, as well as the Royal TV Society Award for the TV series Black Earth Rising and the promo Actually I Can.
Laura’s broad scope of talent has found its way into over 200 major film festivals, art galleries, arts and dance venues including Sundance, London BFI, Venice, Berlinale, CPH:Dox, Somerset House, Museum of Oxford and Robin Howard Theatre – The Place. Her work on high-end TV series (including Gentleman Jack) is regularly distributed on platforms such as Netflix, Sky International, Film4 and other popular streamers.
In addition to her bustling film and TV portfolio, Laura also carves out time for community projects that work with under-represented artists, including the deaf filmmaking community.