Portrait Laurence Lascary

Laurence Lascary

Co-Chair, Collectif 50/50

France

Speaker

Nostradamus is a multiyear international initiative to document and analyse industry changes and make projections for the future. In a dynamic session, Johanna Koljonen will talk about making choices and how to build for a better new normal.

WORK

Laurence Lascary began her career in the audiovisual sector in 2004. After having studied management and obtained a Master degree in marketing and distribution on the European Audiovisual Industry delivered by the Sorbonne and the INA, she worked with companies such as StudioCanal or Unifrance (New York office).

In 2008, she creates the production company De L’autre Cote Du Periph’ (DACP) to take the heat out of the debates about the working-class areas and remove inhibitions of their residents, show them that it is possible to succeed. In 2011, she launches the Journée des Jeunes Producteurs Indépendants (Young Independent Producers’Day), an innovative marketplace dedicated to the new actors of audiovisual industry.

In 2018, Laurence received the title of Chevalier in the National Order of Merit for her contribution to the French film industry. The same year, she got engaged in the Collectif 5050, that she co-chairs. The organization was created right after the #Metoo movement and promotes equality in the movie industry.