Fry Day


Directed by Laura Moss
USA | 16 minutes | 2017 | English

A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of Ted Bundy’s execution in 1989.

Director: Laura Moss
Script: Laura Moss, Brendan Jamieson O’Brien
DoP: Great Zazula
Editor: Colin Elliott
Produced by: Brendan O’Brien, Balerie Steinberg
Executive producer: Danielle Elliav
Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (Grannie), Jordyn DiNatale (Lauryn), Jeffrey Alan Solomon (Diner Patron), JJ Condon (Bill)

  • Laura Moss
    Laura Moss

Student Visionary Award, Tribeca Film Festival 2017
Grand Prix for Best Short, Melbourne International Film Festival 2017
Jury Award, Best Poster Design, SXSW 2017
Audience Award, Chicago Critics Film Festival 2017
Best Narrative Short, Hollyshorts 2017
Honorable Mention, Future Filmmaker Awards, Palm Springs International Film Shortsfest 2017

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Laura Moss

Laura is a NYC-based director and production designer. Her early work has screened at MoMA, Anthology Film Archives and the Boston International Film Festival, where she was awarded Best Director for her featurette, RISING UP.

Her latest short, FRY DAY, screened at SXSW and Tribeca in 2017, where it won the Student Visionary Award. FRY DAY has since screened at over 40 international festivals and won 30 awards, including the Grand Prix for Best Short at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and Best Narrative Short, Hollyshorts, 2017.

Laura is an alumna of NYU’s graduate film program. She was recently named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film.

2017 Fry Day, short
2009 Rising Up, short