Laurence is a writer, director, and editor.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, he attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for film and television. After college, Laurence began working at Management 360 ("Game of Thrones," Steve Jobs). With a lifelong passion for feature films, he soon transitioned to production, where he worked as a director's assistant on Fox's Fantastic Four.
In 2013, Laurence directed the short film Life in Text, a relationship drama starring Alexandra Daddario ("True Detective", Baywatch), and Tyler Ritter ("The McCarthy's). It was featured on various websites including Yahoo! and Slash Film, and premiered at LACMA's Art+Film Lab. Afterward, he broadened his slate in the commercial and digital space, creating content for brands like Participant Media, Pressed Juicery, and Fusion.
In 2016, Laurence began working at Concord, a major independent record company. Since then, he has directed and produced music videos and short documentaries for artists Andrew Bird, Common, Santana, Elvis Costello, Steve Martin, Melissa Etheridge, and Valerie June. Recently, Laurence helmed the first-ever official music video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s iconic song, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain”. Filmed in Montana, the visual revival stars Jack Quaid (Amazon’s “The Boys”, Plus One), Sasha Frolova (KENZO’s The Everything), and Erin Moriarty (Captain Fantastic, Amazon’s “The Boys”)
Laurence’s work has been featured on NPR, Pitchfork, Yahoo!, Rolling Stone, People Magazine, Paste, as well as broadcast outlets like MTV, ABC7, and CMT.