LAURA KOSANN - WRITER / DIRECTOR
Laura Kosann is a 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellow. Both her screenplays THE IDEAL WOMAN and FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW were on the annual 2021 Black List. She is next set to adapt a graphic novel title at MGM with The Picture Company producing.
Her script FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW is set up at Innis Free and B for Effort with Blake Lively attached to star. She is also currently developing several projects with Sarah Condon. Laura wrote, directed and produced her debut feature film The Social Ones, winning the Audience Award for Best Comedy at Cinequest.
Previously, she co-founded the popular online lifestyle magazine and production company, The New Potato. Featuring chic content, playful stories and profiles on people like Lester Holt, Jodie Comer and Ato Blankston-Wood, it has been included in Vogue, Instyle and New York Magazine. She has written, directed and produced video shorts for TNP that have been featured on both Access Hollywood and The Today Show, as well as large-scale video campaigns for brands like Kate Spade, Mattel and PepsiCo. Previously she worked at the Delacorte Theater and produced content for Showtime.