Laura Cross is a writer, producer, director, published author, and founder of Rebel Seed Studio - a film production company, book publisher, and podcast network.
Laura has a certificate in Feature Film Writing from the University of California, Los Angeles Extension Program (UCLA-E), and completed courses in their respected Independent Film Producer program.
Her first produced film is the action/war drama Devil Dogs, which premiered at the 2017 GI Film Festival, was broadcast on television on the ShortsTV Channel throughout the U.S. and Europe, and is available on iTunes and Amazon Video. Discover more about Devil Dogs.
Prior to filmmaking and publishing, Laura spent several years in finance, including the accounting departments of production companies, and as the controller in the Los Angeles office of a global private equity firm, as well as in special event sales, and as a professional ghostwriter and consultant of narrative nonfiction and how-to books.
She helped her writer-clients establish their expertise by becoming published authors and leverage their knowledge for more profits and major media. Her author-clients have appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and CNN, been featured in People magazine, Entrepreneur, Publishers Weekly, and The New York Times book review section, and landed on Amazon's bestseller list.
Laura is the author of the how-to books Expert Author: Turn Your Expertise into a Profitable Business, Self-Help or How-To Book, and Bestseller Book Proposal: Develop a Winning Pitch, Acquire a Top Literary Agent and Land a Publishing Deal... Before You Write Your Nonfiction Book.
Discover more about Laura on her website page.