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Lawrie Doran

Lawrie Doran

United Kingdom



AdaptLab Participant 2016


Raised in Manchester, Lawrie studied Literature at Oxford University, graduating First Class, and completed an MA in Screenwriting at the London Film School. Beyond his own filmmaking, Lawrie has worked broadly as a script consultant, script editor, movie market researcher and copywriter. His films have played internationally at festivals including Palm Springs and Rhode Island, and his most recent short THE PREVAILING WINDS recently premiered at the 60th BFI London Film Festival. Lawrie is an Alumnus of the Edinburgh Film Festival Talent Lab, Film London’s London Calling scheme, and winner of the IdeasTap Short Film Fund. His work has been supported by Creative Skillset. He is currently based in London, developing several feature and TV projects with his first feature as co-writer, SPEAKING IN TONGUES, about to begin its festival run.