Lara Pana-Izadi (Flagging Credit: Kaveh Veyssi)
Lara grew up in Paris, France. She moved to the U.S. at 17 to study Mathematics & Philosophy and Theater at Yale. After college, Panah-Izadi worked on set for Barry Levinson and Quentin Tarantino. In 2016, she adapted a historical fiction novel into a feature screenplay for producer Gary Foster. She also wrote and directed a narrative short film, "Chloe," inspired by THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY but adapted to a female perspective. Logline: The carefree atmosphere of a friend group holiday is cut short by the behavior of a mysterious guest with cruel intensions. More recently, she was hired by Paramount Pictures to help discover and develop book and story ideas for their TV division.
Watch "Chloe" here (password: mermaid)