Burden of Genius
Burden of Genius is Laura’s latest film with director Tjardus Greidanus. It is their follow-up to the CINE Golden Eagle-winning A Shot to Save the World about the creation of the Salk polio vaccine. Other films they have made together include the dramatic features Hellbent and A New York Heartbeat, both of which Laura produced.
She also produced the documentaries, Everest: On Location in the Death Zone (Miramax), a Gold Plaque winner at the Chicago International Film Festival, The Chef & The Architect (Food Network) and the movies-of-the-week, Someone Else’s Child (ABC) and Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack (CBS).
Laura began her career as a rock & roll disc jockey at the legendary Los Angeles radio station KLOS, and later by making behind-the-scenes documentaries for the world’s most respected directors including over 30 projects for Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, James L. Brooks, Mike Nichols and Michael Mann.