Laura Degnan is an emerging writer/director working in film and is represented by Julie Press at Kitson Press Associates. Laura has worked in development roles at Kudos Film and TV, RS Productions and the BBC.


In 2015 Laura wrote and directed The Lost Girl, which is an official selection at the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica and London Short Film festivals. It recently won the best cinematography award at the Canberra Film Festival. In 2012 Laura was a finalist in Channel 4's Coming Up new talent scheme.

Laura has written and directed a number of short films, including Blind Eye, which was part of the Palm Springs official selection, and a conceptual music video for The Guillemots. Laura has been supported and mentored by Film Four and the UK Film Council.

Laura set up Writers’ Block North East in 2010 to support creative talent in the North East region.