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.