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Laura Gamse

Laura Gamse

Documentary Film and Video
B.A., Social Activism through Media, Pomona College, 2007

About

Laura Gamse is the founder of Daydream Reels, a production company dedicated to exploring stories often left unheard.  Her work has been featured on NPR, the National Geographic Channel and Netflix, and covered in The New York Times and The Washington Post among other media outlets.  She is a Fulbright scholar, a Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program grantee and a 2021 Sundance Film Festival Sandbox Fellow.

Laura's debut feature documentary, The Creators: South Africa Through the Eyes of Its Artists, was named "Best Documentary" at the National Geographic Society’s All Roads Film Festival.  Her debut short, Susana, premiered at Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival and was selected as a 2020 IDA Documentary Awards Nominee.  She is co-executive producer of National Geographic’s Underworld, Inc., a series inspired by the book, The Misfit Economy.  She is currently in production on Brigidy Bram, a feature documentary whose shorter incarnation was named "Best Short Film" at the Bahamian Oscars.  

 

Work

Jun 2021
Jun 2019
Mar 2019
Nov 2018

Events

June 13, 2019
Cubberley Auditorium
March 19, 2019

Free and open to the public.

Cubberley Auditorium
December 11, 2018

Free and open to the public.

Cubberley Auditorium