Laura D'asta

With an interest in experimental practices and passion for pushing boundaries in film, Laura is skilled at exploring different ways of combining art-forms and genres. Based between London and Italy, and fluent in six languages, she has worked internationally throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

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. 

Together with Danish director Suvi Helminen and producer Ulrik Gutkin, Laura is one of the co-creators of Connections, a global interactive film experience developed at CPH:DOX Lab (2020-2021). Her dance/moving-image film, Caring is Sharing (2020) has been distributed on Numéridanse TV, and screened at numerous film festivals including Moving-Image-Arts International Short Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

As the creator of the forthcoming interdisciplinary project Marco Lusini: The Colours of the Human Soul, Laura serves as curator, director and producer in her efforts to bring this passion project to life. 

Laura has received invitations to be a programmer, jury member and panelist in festivals such as Cucalorus Film Festival (USA) and was part of the core team founding the Deptford Cinema – Best UK Programming Community Cinema. She also held masterclasses with students from University of Arts London, UCL, and has served on the jury for Screentest-UK National Film Student Film Festival. 


Directorial Collaborations: Dániel – dir: Dean Loxton (Chéries-Chéris – Winner: Prix du jury 2015)  
Everything You Didn’t Say – dir. Charlie Reader (Winner ECU – Audience Award 2019)
End-O – dir. Alice Seabright, (Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival)
Break – dir. Edwin Mingard

Art Director/Designer Highlights:
Everything You Didn’t Say – dir. Charlie Reader, starring Olga Kurylenko
Chasing Robert Barker – dir. Daniel Florencio (UK National Film Awards – Winner Best Action Feature)
That Good Night – dir. Eric Styles, starring Sir John Hurt in his final feature

Promos for ColdplayThomas DutroncMichael Kiwanuka, and Rita Ora  

Dance Company Experience: Punchdrunk – The Drowned Man Rambert Dance Company Rhiannon Brace Dance, Gravity & Levity,  Tara D’Arquian and Alexandra Green