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Director & Producer

Laura Plancarte founded LP FILMS when she made her first feature documentary called TIERRA CALIENTE.

Laura lives and works in London making films and visual arts since 2009. In 2006 and 2007 she was awarded a grant from BNP Paribas in recognition to her career as an artist and she has also been sponsored by: La Colección Jumex, Big Sky Grant and UNAM among others. Her documentary HERMANOS won the audience award at SAFF 2018 and was acquired by Amazon Prime Video. Her Documentary NON WESTERN premiered at Vision du Réel 2020 and was selected for ‘Best of Fests’ at IDFA. MEXICAN DREAM her latest film premiered at HOT DOCS 2024 and FICM.


Laura's passion has always revolved around working with real life people. She believes that reality itself is incredibly powerful. She is deeply intrigued by human behaviour and the motivations behind our choices. Additionally, she is passionate about addressing social issues and seeks to portray them through a different lens to that of journalism. 

LP Films has co-produced with TV UNAM, The Montana Film Office and Roast Beef Productions.

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