After graduating from Loyola Marymount University with honors, Laura Boersma founded Steele Films in the summer of 2000 with her partner, director John Stewart Muller. Since then, Laura has produced a wide variety of live action and animated commercials in addition to many other productions, from features to documentaries. In the Summer of 2012, Steele Films rebranded to become GRANFALLOON, expanding its scope to encompass feature film production, brand building, TV development, web content creation, and more. Clients include Mattel, Coors Light, Fox Sports, A&E, MasterCard, Starz, Buick, GSN, AEG, Nickelodeon, HGTV, MovieTickets.com, and many others.
Most recently, Laura produced and co-wrote the stylish psychological thriller Indiscretion, the story of a politician’s wife whose brief affair with an alluring young sculptor leads to a dangerous obsession. Indiscretion stars Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Christopher Backus, Katherine McNamara, LisaGay Hamilton, and Melora Walters.
Her debut feature Fling, which she also co-wrote, stars Brandon Routh (Superman Returns, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, The CW's Legends of Tomorrow), Nick Wechsler (ABC’s Revenge, The WB’s Roswell), Ellen Hollman (AMC's Into the Badlands, Starz’s Spartacus), and Courtney Ford (NBC’s Parenthood, HBO’s True Blood, Showtime’s Dexter). It enjoyed a limited theatrical release and is available worldwide on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, VOD, DVD, and more. Her second feature, the romantic comedy Nesting, was theatrically released nationwide in May of 2012.
Laura has produced a variety of independent projects and worked closely with various production companies. In addition to selling her comedy series Loving the Single Man to Michael Eisner’s new media company Vuguru, she also produced their game-changing Emmy nominated web series Prom Queen which initiated the rise of new media. She has written episodes for Anthony E. Zuiker’s BlackBoxTV, the CSI creator’s premium YouTube channel. Her award-winning documentary series for Buick and the NCAA, The Buick Human Highlight Reel, featured world-renowned athletes like Alan Page and Tamika Catchings and aired on sports networks nationwide.
In 2016, Laura was awarded the prestigious honor of an Amtrak Writer's Residency where she was given the opportunity to travel across America by train to focus on her writing.
When not producing, Laura is a prolific screenwriter, avid photographer, and contributing writer to MovieMaker Magazine. She is also an active member of Women in Film, The National Association For Female Executives, and Film Independent of Los Angeles