Laura Heald, a graduate of the University of Florida, has a decade of experience as a filmmaker, photographer and senior editor for Straw Hat Visuals. Laura is a pioneer in the integration of high definition video, still photographs and audio into multimedia productions. Her work is regularly viewed by millions on websites like espn.com, npr.com, buzzfeed.com, apple.com, nikon.com and SI.com--as well as in the print magazine. In 2015, she and Straw Hat Visuals won first place in News Multimedia 48 hours. She is based in Jacksonville, FL.
Laura has been commissioned by Apple, Nikon, Manfrotto, the Education World Forum, the Westminster School and Knotion to teach workshops and produce curricular content, and has presented to over 20 universities across the country.
This site showcases her personal work and individual vision.