Laura is an Emmy-winning character animator with over twenty years of entertainment industry experience spanning character animation, live performance, previz, and animation direction, along with a genuine love of teaching. We are privileged to have Laura bring her comprehensive knowledge of animation to Gnomon.


Wallykazam! (CG Animation Director)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Animation Supervisor)
Alita: Battle Angel (Previs)
I Am Legend (Senior Character Animator)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (Animator)

Work Experience

Character Animator, Zero VFX
Senior Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design
CG Supervising Producer, Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Lead Character Animator, Digital Domain
Senior Character Animator, Zoic Studios


Pratt Institute, MFA in Computer Graphics and Interactive Media, 1995 – 1999
City University of New York-Brooklyn College, MFA in Painting and Printmaking, 1990 – 1992
City University of New York-Brooklyn College, BFA in Photography and Painting, 1986 - 1990

Awards & Recognition

2006 Creative Emmy
2006 News and Documentary Emmy Nominee
2004 Gold Clio
2004 Bronze Clio
2001 Primetime Emmy