Laura Gregory has worked in production for her whole career and founded Great Guns in 1996. With headquarters in London, Great Guns also has offices in Los Angeles, Singapore, Hamburg, Prague, Shanghai, Bangkok and Mumbai.
Laura and the Gunners’ recent work includes globally significant awards;
5 D&AD Pencils, 3 Gold Lions, 2 Bronze Lions, 2 Gold Clio, 7 Gold and 7 Silver LIA’s, Gold British Arrow, Gold Campaign Big Award, Gold Creative Circle, 2 Gold Sharks, Silver Shark, SHOTS, Gold AICP, Bronze Spikes interactive, Gold Ciclopes, Gold RX. Awarded Brands including Nike, Hypershield/Women/Air/T90, Volvo, Neft Vodka, Subaru, Virgin, Erbitux, BBC.
Highlights include; Grand Prix in Film for Bad Motherfucker at the Cristal Awards, Shots Best Mobile Campaign for Nike Hypershield and Best of Show at the Golden Drum for Volvo Blind Preview. Laura has Produced and Exec Produced over 4 independent feature films and a prime time USA drama series. She was Executive Producer on the short ‘TURN’ directed by Gunner, Stuart Gilles currently eligible for the Oscar and Bafta shorts 2014.
Gregory was a juror in the craft category at Cannes Lions 2011 and is part of the LIZH Mentoring scheme. She is on the D&AD Board and Exec Committee and was a judge on the 2011/2013 SHOTS Awards, 2012 AICP, 2011/2013 APA awards. She regularly collaborates with the global ECD of McCann Health, delivering inspirational speakers to talk and participate in workshops. These events have taken place in Berlin, LA, and Tokyo. She recently organized a series of talks related to Women’s Health for McCann Health. These took place during the 2013 Cannes Lions Festival. Laura supplied DDB’s key speaker, Game of Thrones ‘Red Wedding’ director, David Nutter for the DDB network at Spikes 2013 in Singapore. 2013 saw Laura invited to judge at LIA for the first time.
Her mantra for success:
“Learn a couple of good magic tricks. Go and meet anyone whose work or art you admire. Surround yourself with positive energy and don’t be afraid to show the passion you have for the path you choose; it’s priceless.”