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Laura Lechner

Laura Lechner

Digital Video Specialist

ll2963@columbia.edu
212 851-7353
505 Butler Library

Laura is a Digital Video Specialist at the CTL. As part of the video team, she works on creating original video content for a variety of educational projects.

Prior to joining the CTL, Laura served as the Student Affairs Officer at Columbia’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and before moving to New York, worked as the Outreach and Program Coordinator at the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Minnesota, and as a Production Director for Northwest Community Television. Laura graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Theatre Arts, and an A.S. in Cinema Production with a concentration in directing from Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

Laura has directed several narrative and documentary short films, and often works as an art director and script supervisor for productions around the NYC area. She is currently in pre-production for her first feature-length film.