Laci Dent is a writer, filmmaker and production designer from New Orleans, Louisiana, however she has lived in multiple cities around the world including London, New York, Portland OR, Green Bay and Los Angeles. 

She received a BA in English Literature and Film from Vassar College and an MFA in directing and production from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She also completed course work at King’s College London, UK.

She considers herself to be an emerging black female genre filmmaker. She is the founder of Nite Cloud Films, a production company, creative studio and collective which produces genre driven film, tv, music videos, and production design.