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Writer. Performer. Story Editor.
Laurel Brady is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright, and emerging director. She has written seven short films. The most recent CHRONIC was supported by the CFC/Netflix Calling Card Accelerator, and HUNGRY (official selection of Portland Comedy Festival, Winner of “Audience Choice” at The Great Canadian Comedy Film Festival), which she both wrote and directed. Laurel’s plays have been featured on stages such as Theatre Passe Muraille, The Arts Project, and various theatres across Ontario. Laurel studied theatre at York University, screenwriting at George Brown College, and sketch writing at Second City Toronto. Laurel is an alum of the Canadian Film Centre's Writers’ Lab (2018) and a recipient of the Magee TV Diverse Screenwriters Award (2019). Her TV Pilot, KILLER INSTINCTS, was workshopped as part of the May 2019 Fem Script Lab. Laurel’s go-to writing tool is a healthy serving of guacamole and chips… which she has been known to share. Most recently, Laurel was selected as one of the five recipients of the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award for 2021 and a semi-finalist for LA’s ScreenCraft TV pilot competition for 2022.
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