Laura “L.A” Barbato is an award winning American producer, director, screenwriter, and the owner of Twelve 83 Entertainment. Laura is most influenced by the works of Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, M. Night Shayamalan, Lena Waithe, and Shonda Rhimes. Laura is the writer and producer of the award winning documentary titled, “The States of Emergency: New York & New Jersey”. She's also the award winning writer and director behind the anthology series, “The Unorthodox Series”. Laura is a graduate from the New York Film Academy in New York City and an active member of the Writers Guild of America East.