About

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Contact Me

l.e.seward@gmail.com | +44 7876017125
Laura is an Irish Director of Photography based in London. She is a member of Illuminatrix Rising and the International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC).
 

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, from Iceland to Pakistan.

Her work on 'Unwrapped' was nominated for Best Cinematography at Underwire Film Festival 2022 and she was selected for the BFI Step Up Scheme 2022. Outside of filmmaking, Laura enjoys skiing, climbing, photography, skateboarding and kickboxing. She holds both Irish and US passports.


She owns and operates an Arri SR3 Advanced.

Awards and Recognition

Held

Bolton Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Send Back the Echo

London Short Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Fastnet Film Festival - Nominated for Best Arthouse - 2022

Minutes

BFI Flare - Official Selection - 2022

Outfest - Official Selection - 2022

PRISM Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

InIn M

In Memoriam Dr. H.G.K

Raindance Film Festival - Official Selection - 2021

Beeston Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Inquiry Into The State of My Health

Raindance Film Festival - Official Selection- 2021

Beeston Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Unwrapped

Underwire Film Festival - Nominated for Best Cinematography - 2022

Kerry International Film Festival - Official Selection - 2021  

Kinofilm Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Nottingham Film Festival - Official Selection - 2022

Something Seen

1.4 Awards - Longlist - In The Making - 2020  

Master of Ceremonies

 

East End Film Festival  - Nominated for Best UK Short Film, Official Selection 2018

Kinofilm Festival - Runner Up: Best British Short 2018

Amsterdam Film Festival - Winner: World Cinema Directing Award

Fastnet Film Festival - Official Selection 2018

Lift Off Global Network: First Time Filmmaker Showcase - Official Selection

Bound

 

Cork Film Festival - Official Selection 2019 - Special Mention

Richard Harris International Film Festival 2020 - Best Cinematography Nomination

Rhode Island International Film Festival - Official Selection 2020

Chelsea Film Festival - Official Selection 2019

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London Short Film Festival - Official Selection 2018

Fastnet Film Festival - Official Selection 2020

L A U R A    S E W A R D

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY