Lara is a writer, filmmaker and artist based in Toronto. Her films have played in festivals worldwide and she has written for television, including shows for MTV and The Movie Network. Lara has worked as a story-editor and rewritten feature scripts and television. She has chaired juries for the Academy of Film and Television and judged scripts for the Writer’s Guild of Canada and Telefilm. An alumna of the Canadian Film Centre, she holds a degree in Film from Simon Fraser University. She is also a painter and published author.