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Gavin Laing is an award-winning filmmaker from Edinburgh, Scotland, and a recent MFA graduate of the prestigious Peter Stark Producing Program at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. Gavin earned his undergraduate degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and his short film ‘My First Spellbook’ screened at TIFF Kids and the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival in 2013. Gavin is passionate about creating entertaining content for children and families, and before moving to Los Angeles in 2016 he worked across a number of productions for the BBC, including several BAFTA award-winning children's titles. During his final year of study, Gavin worked in Creative Development at Sony Pictures Animation, and he intends to continue his focus on family content and animation as he embarks on the next stages of his career.