Laura Sampson Hemingway is an American filmmaker and actor based in New York City. Laura is an alum of legendary performing arts schools The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and T. Schreiber Studios. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from The New School and is an MFA-candidate in screenwriting at Brooklyn College. Laura’s protagonists explore aberrance, isolation, and malice against a backdrop of pre-digital suburban and rural America. She writes on themes of legacy, ritual, and destiny while examining the confinements of routine and the allure of secrecy. CROSSROADS OF AMERICA (2020) is the debut feature film from her production company 29 Libran Films.