ani layla laurie is a writer/director born and raised in London. ani studied briefly at Byam Shaw school of Art, worked briefly as a photographer for Vice magazine, Dazed & Confused, and at NBC Universal Pictures/Comcast where, she was part of the development team of Parenthood.
ani trained at the National Film & Television School for two years where she was awarded a Toledo scholarship and obtained an MA in Directing Fiction for Film & Television. She has written, directed and produced various short films for which ani has won awards.
Passionate about strong authored character driven stories, ani is currently developing an exciting long-form project which set to be released in late 2019.
Earlier this year, ani worked with acclaimed British Artist/Director, Steve McQueen and his team on a film which will be released to the public in 2020/21.
Filmography: THE EARTH BELONGS TO NO ONE| PEDIGREE | BLUE |
SOFIA | GYAL
Branded Films: DREAMER ( Vulcan Productions) | FLOWERS: Mother & Son
Breast cancer care charity | You, Me & Everyone