Laura Valladao is a Cinematographer based in Brooklyn, New York. She brings a focused curiosity to each project, collaborating to craft an honest and unique visual language for every film. She shot two feature films that have premiered in the NEXT program at Sundance: "Fremont", directed by Babak Jalali in 2023, and "Premature", directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green in 2019. "My Nephew Emmett", directed by Kevin Wilson Jr. won the Student Academy Award in 2017 and went on to be nominated for an Oscar. Laura's documentary credits include "Dear Mama: The Saga of Tupac and Afeni Shakur" directed by Allen Hughes. Her commercial work has received awards from the AICP, and her work on the Danish TV series “Limboland” directed by Rikke Schjødt, helped season one to win TV Prisen for Best Television Series.
When she isn't shooting, you can find Laura backcountry camping in Death Valley or surfing at Rockaway Beach.