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      ani layla laurie is an award winning filmmaker and writer. Born in South West London and raised in Brixton.  ani studied briefly at Byam Shaw school of Art, worked briefly as a photographer for Vice magazine, Dazed & Confused, and at NBC Universal Pictures/Comcast where, she was part of the writing/development team of  Parenthood ( Fremantle Media).

     ani embarked on a MA Directing Fiction at the prestigious National Film and Teleisvion School to hone her skills, where she recieved a Toledo scholarship from Duncan Kenworthy.  Passionate about character-driven stories which expose worlds, and ‘ make an audience feel…..’  ani’s bold nuanced storytelling is rooted in neo-realism. 

   Earlier this year, ani worked with Acclaimed British Director, Steve McQueen and his team on a film which will be released to the public in 2020. 

   ani is currently working on an exciting long-form project set to be released in late 2019.

Filmography: | THE EARTH BELONGS TO NO ONE|  PEDIGREE | BLUE|   SOFIA|  GYAL|