Elizabeth Lawrence is a documentary filmmaker and writer based out of Los Angeles, California. After an award-winning 50 city festival tour, her debut feature documentary, Roll Out, Cowboy made its US theatrical premiere in July 2011. It begins its UK theatrical run in September 2011.
Graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Film/Video, Lawrence has written and directed numerous narrative short films such as, Nightmarecrawlers and Beyond the Gates of Ill-Repute.
Her previous independent production roles include line producer and production manager. At Lakeshore Entertainment, Lawrence assisted producers on films such as The Human Stain, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Underworld II, and The Last Kiss, among others.
After directing/producing Roll Out, Cowboy, Lawrence is a documentary convert for life. Documenting and examining topical issues rooted from the collection and construction of stories told by real people is her passion. She is currently developing several other feature and short documentaries.