Edie Laconi is a film director from the United States. She has become known for her work in independent film, television, and commercial directing.
Laconi was born and raised in the small town of Roswell, New Mexico. She attended the University of New Mexico, where she studied film and television production. After graduating, she moved to Los Angeles and began her career as an assistant director in the television industry.
Laconi has directed several feature films, including the award-winning independent drama "The Gift" (2007), which was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. She also directed "The Intervention" (2014), a romantic comedy starring Cobie Smulders and Jason Ritter, and the horror-thriller "The House of the Devil" (2016).
In addition to her feature film work, Laconi has directed several television shows, including "Grey's Anatomy," "Criminal Minds," and "Hawaii Five-O." She has also directed several commercials for high-profile brands, such as Amazon, Nike, and Target.
Laconi is known for her ability to create compelling stories that visually captivate audiences. Her work is often praised for its use of natural lighting and creative camera angles. She is also noted for her strong sense of character and her ability to capture the emotional truth of her stories.
Laconi has won numerous awards for her work, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Best Director award at the Chicago International Film Festival. She was also nominated for the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film.
Today, Laconi continues to work in television and film. She is currently developing a feature film about a young girl's journey to self-discovery. Her work is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers and an example of what can be accomplished with passion and hard work.