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 the feature film, "Premature", Directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green, which premiered in the NEXT program at Sundance 2019 as well as the short film "My Nephew Emmett", directed by Kevin Wilson Jr., which 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 and her commercial work has received awards from the AICP. Her work on the Danish TV series “Limboland” directed by Rikke Schjødt, helped season one to win TV Prisen for Best Television Series, Short Form. When she isn't shooting, you can find Laura backcountry camping in Death Valley or surfing at Rockaway Beach.