Frankfurt am Main | 12 – 20 October 2024

Laura Turner

Laura is a screenwriter and playwright whose first feature film LAPWING was released in cinemas in 2021 (Bulldog Distribution). The film, featuring Hannah Douglas, Emmett J Scanlan and Sebastian de Souza, was selected for the BIFA To Watch List November 2021 and received critical acclaim. Previously, her award-winning short films GOING COUNTRY, PENNYWORT and INSIDE have been funded by BFI Network and BBC New Creatives, winning awards at film festivals across the world. A member of BIFA Springboard, BAFTA Crew, and a Finalist in the Women of the Future Arts and Culture Awards, Laura is currently developing feature and television projects. As a playwright, she has had over 50 plays produced nationally and internationally and runs Fury Theatre. Laura is represented by Rob Kraitt at Casarotto Ramsay.

Talks at B3

Beyond the Page: Does the New Age of Screenwriting Need the Screenwriter More Than Ever?

Traditional screenwriting remains an essential skill for aspiring screenwriters. It also forms the basis for most film and television productions and serves as a guide for directors and actors to develop a common vision of the eventual film. Read more…