Award Winning Actress, Producer and Activist
Academy Award, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner, Laura Dern has touched audiences and critics alike with her moving and heartfelt performances. For her performance in Marriage Story, Dern received numerous accolades including the Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG Award, Critics’ Choice Award, and the BAFTA Award. In 2019, she was seen in Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of “Little Women,” as well as reprised her role as Renata in the second season of HBO’s Big Little Lies, which earned Dern her eighth Emmy nomination.
Upcoming, Dern will star opposite Hugh Jackman and Vanessa Kirby in The Son, writer-director Florian Zeller’s follow-up to the BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated The Father. She is set to reprise her iconic role as Ellie Sattler in Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World: Dominion, releasing in June 2022.
In addition to her extensive film and television credits, Dern has been prolific in her producing career. In 2017, she established Jaywalker Pictures, a Los Angeles-based production company founded with partner Jayme Lemons with emphasis on great storytelling in film and television. Jaywalker Pictures recently released the feature documentary, The Way I See It for Focus Features and MSNBC Films, which recently garnered a News & Documentary Emmy nomination. Jaywalker also served as executive producer on the Academy Award-winning animated short film If Anything Happens I Love You.
In 2016 she was also selected to serve on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors.
Laura was amazing and really elevated the whole conference for us.