Laura McNicholas

 

Email: lauramcnicholas@icloud.com

Tel: +353 87 6749226

Film Type: Film 

Bio

 

Laura McNicholas is a producer/director who has worked extensively in a variety of roles in the Irish film industry. She has worked as a Production Executive on three feature films for Samson Films (TIGER RAID, A DARK SONG & THE TRUTH COMMISSIONER) where she 

worked alongside the Producer on Casting, Production, Post Production and delivery to broadcasters and financiers. In addition to this, Laura has worked as a Producer on two hugely succesful short films (LEAVE, CUTTING GRASS) that have been screened at a number of high profile international film festivals from Lebanon to Helsinki and Cork to New York. As well as this she has also shot the EPKs for GLASSLAND & A DATE FOR MAD MARY along with a number of press junkets for Element Pictures (including those for FRANK, ROOM, ’71, GLASSLAND, TRADERS, SONG OF THE SEA & THE LOBSTER) and she shot a BTS Red Carpet promo for the TRANSFORMERS Premiere for Paramount Pictures.

 

Most recently Laura has co-directed and produced the short film MR. YEATS AND THE BEASTLY COINS which premiered at the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival and is being distributed by Wildcard Distribution. Already the film has received a great reaction and has been selected for the Newport Beach Film Festival in LA, the Moscow, Boston and Toronto Irish Film Festivals, the Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull and the Deep Focus Film Festival for Female Directors at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork. MR YEATS will also screen shortly on RTE.

 

 

 

Filmography

 

BLISTERS

Director

2016 (In Development) - Feature Film 

 
MR. YEATS AND THE BEASTLY COINS

Co-Director/Producer

2016 - Short Documentary

 

LEAVE

Producer

2015 - Short Film

 

CUTTING GRASS

Producer

2014 - Short Film

 

Awards

 

MR. YEATS AND THE BEASTLY COINS

Nominated

2016 ADIFF Discovery Award for New Talent as a Director & Producer

 

DIGITAL BISCUIT COMMERCIAL

Winner

2015 Bronze for Art Direction - Advertising ICAD Awards