Laurence Boxley is a multi-talented creative professional hailing from the United Kingdom. He has made a significant mark in the fields of film, music, and education. With a diverse skill set that encompasses directing, cinematography, video editing, visual effects, and music, Laurence has earned recognition for his remarkable contributions to the arts and entertainment industry.
Early Life and Education[edit | edit source]
Laurence Boxley embarked on his journey in the creative world after graduating from the University of West London in 2017. Armed with a strong educational foundation, he quickly immersed himself in the vibrant London film scene.
Career[edit | edit source]
Laurence's career began to soar as he undertook the role of cinematographer for the documentary "Fusions," working alongside Oscar-winning cinematographer Ali Farahazi. This compelling documentary achieved critical acclaim and was honored with a Hollywood International Independent Award.
Collaboration with Prominent Artists[edit | edit source]
Laurence Boxley's creative endeavors expanded to include collaborations with renowned artists such as Anne-Marie, MØ, and Raye. He ventured into creating fashion, commercial, and music videos for these artists, showcasing his talent and versatility.
Creative Partnerships[edit | edit source]
His creative reach extended to collaborations with influential publications like Notion, Wonderland, and Gaffer Magazines. In addition to fashion films, Laurence conducted interviews, further establishing himself as a versatile visual artist.
Establishment of Bloomfield Studios[edit | edit source]
In 2018, Laurence founded Bloomfield Studios, a film and photography studio situated in East London. This creative space has become a hub for artistic innovation and the realization of various projects.
Stephen King Collaboration[edit | edit source]
In a significant milestone, Laurence Boxley announced in 2021 that he had been granted permission by renowned author Stephen King to adapt one of his short stories into a music video. The artist for this project has not been disclosed as of yet, creating anticipation in both the literary and music worlds.
Directorial Debut and Documentary Award[edit | edit source]
In 2022, Laurence directed his first documentary titled "The Fossil Hunter." This remarkable documentary garnered acclaim and earned Laurence a Deco Film Award for Best Documentary. It was premiered on Amazon Prime, reaching a global audience.
Advocacy for Arts Education[edit | edit source]
In 2023, Laurence Boxley made a notable appearance at The House of Lords, where he delivered a speech highlighting the significance of education and funding for the arts. He emphasized the importance of nurturing the next generation of creative talent and fostering innovation in the arts.
Music Accomplishments[edit | edit source]
In addition to his achievements in the visual arts, Laurence holds a degree in Music Production, is a grade 8 musician, and is a qualified music teacher, having received an award from Thames Valley University. He is a versatile musician, proficient in playing the guitar, bass guitar, and piano. As a tenor with a vocal range spanning from F2 to F5, Laurence has also written and produced songs available on Spotify under a pseudonym.
Future Endeavors[edit | edit source]
Laurence Boxley's dedication to nurturing emerging talent in the film industry is evident through his plans to establish a mentoring/guest lectureship role at the University of West London. This initiative will serve as a valuable resource for aspiring film students seeking to break into the film industry.
Awards and Credentials[edit | edit source]
- 'V FILM Award' (Best New Director)
Laurence Boxley's contributions to the creative arts, commitment to education, and multifaceted talent have established him as a dynamic figure in the UK's artistic landscape. His journey continues to inspire and impact the world of film and music, promising exciting developments in the years to come.
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