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Ring Road

In Development


A British photographer travelling around Iceland with her partner, unexpectedly ends up on the run with a hitchhiker’s baby, forcing her to confront her fears about parenthood.

Director – Laura Scrivano, Writers – Laura Scrivano & Óttar Nordfjörd.

Development supported by BFI Network.

Laura Scrivano is an award-winning film and TV director selected asOne to Watch’ for the Edinburgh TV Festival 2020-2021 and was recently nominated for Debut Director at the Edinburgh TV Festival New Voice Awards, 2021.

Laura is currently in post-production on the Disney+ series ‘Wedding Season’, having recently completed the Sky/HBO action-thriller ‘The Lazarus Project’, which follows the story of George (BAFTA and Emmy nominee Paapa Essiedu), who begins to re-live time after witnessing the world end.  Laura also directed ‘A Wilderness of Mirrors’, the second feature-length episode of ‘McDonald & Dodds’ (ITV/Britbox), the critically acclaimed detective drama starring BAFTA-winner Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia. Other credits include ‘Hanna’ for Amazon/Working Title/NBCUniversal (2nd unit), ‘The Letdown’ for Netflix (London unit) and award-winning short film ‘Alice’ starring Sarah Snook (HBO’s ‘Succession’). She is also in development on sci-fi TV series ‘Sundowners’funded by Screen Australia.

Laura’s work has been described as ‘beautifully honest’ (The Guardian), ‘fabulously brought to life’ (Stephen Fry), ‘groundbreaking’ (Sydney Morning Herald), and ‘inspirational’ (PromoNews). Her shorts have screened at festivals internationally, including BFI Flare, Sundance, Oberhausen, Aesthetica, Cinema des Antipodes at Festival de Cannes, and New York Fashion Week.


Posted on

20th September 2018