Talent Guide

Laura Nasmyth

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Directing Lab 2020


Born in the UK in 1984, Laura is currently based in Vienna, AT working as a filmmaker. In 2017 she realized her debut feature 8:30, which after a successful participation at international film festivals, earning numerous awards, is now in distribution in German cinemas and selected to screen on MUBI in June 2019. She has just completed an experimental thriller remake of Jacques Deray’s La Piscine (1969), titled Le Liquide (30min) and is developing her second feature, The Flat Earth. She is a Berlinale Talents 2020 and Torino Film Lab Extended 2019 alumna.

Current Project

The Flat Earth


When he can no longer afford his diet of energy drinks and jellybeans, a young man enters into a surreal journey through a world of alternative facts and conspiracy theories across the flat earth he lives on.