Laura Woodworth is an award-winning screenwriter as well as a producer and director of film, television and new media. Her most recent film project is a short film titled IN TUNE. Winner of Most Inspirational Short Film (ICFF) and Best Original Music (CMA Film Contest), the film also received nominations for Best Short Film, Best Lead and Supporting Actors and Best Director. The film is a powerful portrayal of the Father’s love and features a song specially written for the film titled “Made for the Ocean,” written by Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winning songwriter Michael Farren with Integrity Music artists Dustin Smith and Alisa Turner.
Her feature screenplay TWO KEYS is based on Woodworth’s award winning short screenplay and was a Finalist in the Act One Screenplay Competition; a Semi-Finalist in the Screencraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Competition; and a Semi-Finalist in the Kairos Prize For Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays presented by MOVIEGUIDE. Woodworth has several other completed feature screenplays in various stages towards production.
As a writer and producer, Laura coordinated and served as a contributing writer for THE STEVE AND KATHY SHOW, a variety television show garnering 65 Telly Awards and 3 regional Emmy Awards in three seasons. Additionally, she directed and coordinated THIS IS REVIVAL PRAYER aired on CTN and coordinated the feature film 3 BLIND SAINTS featuring actors Richard Speight Jr. (SUPERNATURAL, BAND OF BROTHERS), award winning actor Stelio Savante (JO THE MEDICINE RUNNER, AMC’S THE MAKING OF THE MOB, WHAT IF), Audrey DeLeon (CHRISTMAS ON SALVATION STREET), Irma P. Hall and Barry Corbin. She helped spearhead iREVIVAL TV as a subscription-based online television show and served as communications director for the marketing and distribution of these film, television and new media projects.
Her short film FULL LOCKDOWN produced by Greenhouse Productions is currently in the festival circuit. Laura is the producer, director and contributing writer of the new STEVE AND KATHY ministry television show soon to be available on INSP Network in the U.S. and airing in the Middle East and Israel on METV.
Woodworth’s experience extends to performance and theatre, with an A.S. degree (emphasis on theatre and dance) and an assortment of acting roles in community and college theatre. She studied dance under dance master Ed Parish (AN AMERICAN IN PARIS) and was the writer, producer and director of THE PLAN, a community Christmas musical performed with a cast and crew of over 80 people. Additionally, Laura is an author and editor with several titles to her name including EFFECTIVE WRITING FOR MINISTRY AND BUSINESS; HUA – A TRAINING GUIDE FOR WOMEN; and EMPOWERED TO BE YOU, an ancillary study guide for the film, PAGE’S GREAT AND GRAND ESCAPE. Her writing has been carried by national press sources as well as online magazines including SPIRIT-LED WOMAN and CHARISMA.
Laura is the CEO and co-producer of SOURCE ENTERTAINMENT with her husband Samuel A. Woodworth. Her education includes Robert McKee’s STORY and GENRE seminars, John Truby’s ANATOMY OF STORY MASTER CLASS, and Dov Simens’ HOLLYWOOD FILM INSTITUTE. She has a Bachelor’s of Ministerial Studies from World Revival School of Ministry and completed post-graduate work at UCLA’s Professional Program in Film and Television Production. Woodworth is a member of the ALLIANCE OF WOMEN DIRECTOR'S based in Los Angeles. Find Laura on IMDb here. Find Laura on LinkedIn here.