Laura Colella

, is both an acclaimed filmmaker and an experienced teacher. Her third and most recent narrative feature BREAKFAST WITH CURTIS premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2012, and will be released theatrically by Abramorama this fall. On the festival circuit, BREAKFAST WITH CURTIS earned several awards and critical acclaim ( At the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards, the film was nominated for a Cassavetes Award, and won the Jameson FIND Distribution Award. Colella began making films as an undergraduate at Harvard, and was a Sundance Directing and Screenwriting Fellow with her second feature, STAY UNTIL TOMORROW (2004). Her shorts and features have screened at over 100 festivals internationally, winning over 25 awards.