Actor Laura Adamo is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York. Upon her return to her hometown of Toronto, Adamo began writing and producing in addition to acting with the short film Drama Queen, for which she created the concept, produced, and starred. The film screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and won the Bronze Medallion Award at the Houston International Film Festival. She went on to produce and star in Last Call, a feature film that screened at the Big Apple Film Festival and won the Audience Choice Award at the San Diego Film Festival, which led to a U.S. distribution deal with Moving Pictures. Adamo then turned her attention to television and has created five scripted and one lifestyle documentary food series. Her lifestyle show Family Secrets was in development with Paperny films and the pilot was shot by Douglas Arrowsmith. Her first scripted series, Cattle Call, a half-hour comedy, went into development with City TV where she shot a pilot directed by Ron Murphy. Her second series, Bait, went into development with Buck Productions and had a pilot script ordered by Much Music. Laura’s current project is the feature film The Wishing Tree, which she wrote and in which she starred, also making her directorial debut. The film premiered at Filmocracy Fest, the new festival by Jon Fitzgerald, also co-founder of the Slamdance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Choice Award.