Lawreen Yakkel

Graduate Film / Film

Biography

With over 30 year's experience in the film industry, Lawreen Yakkel has worked all aspects of film, television and commercial production including executive positions at MTV, Giants Entertainment and Damn Good Entertainment. Lawreen line-produced the upcoming Willy’s Wonderland starring Nicolas Cage, and recently produced the drama, The Show, which premiered at SXSW, starring Josh Duhamel, Famke Janssen, Sarah Wayne Callies and James Franco. It was directed by and also starred Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad). Currently in release is her faith-based feature, Dead Man Rising, which has won multiple awards including Best Director (Tom Callaway) and Best Supporting Actor (Daniel Roebuck) at The Aletheia Truth Awards as well as Best Screenplay, Best Ensemble Cast and Audience Choice at Big Cross Los Angeles. Lawreen is producing the upcoming feature films, Glutton, Dead Man Rising 2, God’s Waiting Room, A Shroud Lifted and Obituary Boys.