Laura McNicholas established and runs 925 Productions in Dublin. 925 develops and produces TV drama and feature films and their slate includes the feature film SPILT MILK and the TV dramas’ THE CROSSING PLACE both developed with the support of Screen Ireland, and also THE LIBERTIES now financing having been developed with the support of Screen Ireland and RTE. Laura is a member of Screen Producers Ireland and an alumni of the TorinoFilmLab SeriesLab and Rotterdam IFF Producers Lab. Past work includes multiple award winning short films including MR YEATS & THE BEASTLY COINS, CUTTING GRASS, BREAK US, NEON and PROCESSION all of which were funded by Screen Ireland and screened at festivals including Palm Springs, Fantasia, LA Shorts Fest, Galway Film Fleadh, Helsinki IFF and Dublin IFF.
Laura studied English Literature and History at University, College Dublin and began her career producing Fringe Theatre. She then moved on to shoot digital content for Element Pictures, and to work with Samson Films as their Production Executive on features including END OF SENTENCE, CELLAR DOOR, FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY and A DARK SONG. These titles played at festivals including TIFF, London IFF, Edinburgh IFF, Sitges and Fantastic Fest. Nominated for the Discovery Award at the Dublin International Film Festival, Laura recently won the most promising producer award at Tallinn Black Nights IFF as sponsored by the Festival du Cannes.