Laura Israel

Laura Israel has worked as an editor of music videos and commercials for more than 25 years, in her time earning clients such as Lou Reed, Keith Richards, Sonic Youth, David Byrne, Patti Smith, and Robert Frank. She and Frank have collaborated on multiple films in a respective editor-director partnership. Her debut feature, Windfall, premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and was the top prize winner at Doc NYC, and earned Israel a place on Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film” feature in 2011. Israel’s next film, Don’t Blink – Robert Frank premiered in the main slate of the New York Film Festival and screened at IDFA, Berlinale among many other prestigious festivals. The film went on to premiere theatrically at the Film Forum and garnered a NY Times Critic’s pick from A.O. Scott. Laura Israel is currently writing a script for her next film.

  • Don’t Blink - Robert Frank (Trailer)