Laura O’Grady’s directing credits have taken her around the globe. She has boarded an Arctic icebreaker for the documentary Thin Ice: Saattuq, explored Sri Lankan villages in After the Tsunami and visited the Cannes red carpet on behalf of the entertainment program Inside Entertainment.
Laura is is currently in production on the groundbreaking 4K digital documentary series TELUS Originals. In 2017, the digital short Queer Hu'erite received Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Direction (Laura O’Grady) and Best Web Documentary. Ms. O’Grady also won the 2017 Rosie Award for Best Direction of a Short Documentary at the Alberta Media Production Industries Association awards. Cafe-Nation screened at the 2017 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, and The Former Life of Amber Valley recently won the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Web Program or Series, Non Fiction.
As Vice President of Production at Spotlight Productions, Laura oversees crews and post-production teams in multiple markets including production offices in Calgary and Vancouver.