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LAURA ISRAEL - Independent Filmmaker

Laura Israel, Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Editor.

Film producer and director Laura Israel is the founder of the film production company, Assemblage.  For over 25 years, Israel has been the editor for iconic American photographer Robert Frank (best known for the classic, The Americans).  Her documentary film, Don't Blink - Robert Frank, premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2015.

Israel's critically acclaimed Windfall is a documentary exposing the potential financial scams associated with wind energy development. Windfall obtained theatrical distribution in 2012 has been featured in a number of international film festivals, including Toronto Film Festival, and winner of the Grand Prize at DOC NYC.
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"Deborah has the unique ability to present an 'ask' in a way that is undeniably clear and justified. She has fundamentally changed the way I approach my valuation in the industry by removing the 'cringe factor' from discussions around compensation. She brings a charming touch of grace to negotiations representing my company's value and supporting its reputation while simultaneously securing fair and equitable compensation. Don, TV Producer / Showrunner.
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"Deborah made a confusing and painful process understandable and linear. We could not have asked for a better lawyer." Podcast Production Team.
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"Deborah makes reviewing legal documents so easy. I know she always has my best interests at heart. It's a pleasure working with her." Melissa, Executive Director of artist not-for-profit organization.
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"Deborah is simply amazing. She is a master at protecting her clients. She will protect you and always have your back. I am so lucky to have found her." Warren, TV Series Writer & Creator.