TV Writer and Comedian
Laura Mannino is a television comedy writer, political organizer, parent, and the lady you ask to watch your stuff at the airport. She loves writing about earnest women who are way too smart to have such little power.
Credits include Consulting Producer on MTV's Loveline with Amber Rose and Quibi's Sexology with Shan, Sketch Writer for Awestruck's Asshole Parents, and contributor to the published collection Women's Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny.
Laura's original half-hour pilot, Bomb placed in the second round of the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition and was a Final Draft Big Break and PAGE Awards Semifinalist. Her short, Ten Minute Decade screened at the Big Apple Film Festival, New Filmmakers NY, and was a finalist at Hammer Museum's Open Projector Night. Laura also won Best Actress in a Short Film from the Sunset Film Festival.
WRITTeN BY Laura
2018 ScreenCraft Pilot Launch Quarterfinalist
2017 Final Draft Big Break Quarterfinalist
2016 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition 2nd Round
2016 Final Draft Big Break Semifinalist
2016 PAGE Awards Semifinalist
2016 ScreenCraft Quarterfinalist
2012 Hammer Museum Open Projector Finalist
PARTY CRASHERS/Half Hour Original Pilot
In an OC suburb of gun stores and golf carts, a failed progressive joins forces with a shallow Instagram influencer to stop her corrupt opponent before his dangerous theme park comes to life and takes lives.
WHITE KNUCKLES/Half Hour Original Pilot
A small town do-gooder challenges her former middle school bully to an election rematch at the risk of friendships and businesses to prove to her daughter and herself that she’s not a doormat.
BOMB/Half Hour Original Pilot
When a struggling comedian and worn out new mom has her best joke stolen by a famous comic, it turns out to be the gift she needs to keep going.