Director / Screenwriter
Laci Dent is a filmmaker, writer, and production designer from New Orleans, Louisiana. She received an MFA in Directing & Production from the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television in 2018. At UCLA she received the Edie and Lew Wasserman Production Grant and the Gina Prince Bythewood/Mara Brock Akil Four Sisters Scholarship. She also founded the genre-driven production company Nite Cloud Films. In 2019, her short film “Into the Night” received a development and distribution grant from The Future of Film is Female. Her debut feature film project "The Girl," about a young Black girl in Louisi...