A transplant from Boston to Austin, Laura DiMeo graduated from North Adams State College in the Berkshires (Hill Country) of Massachusetts. For the past three decades, Laura has crewed as a Best Boy Grip, Dolly Grip and Electric on independent and feature films, national and local commercials, rock videos, television series and sporting events. In the 80’s, she became the first woman on the East coast to pass the IATSE Union classification as third electric and third grip. Laura enjoyed 25 years of employment as a freelancer for the video and scenic departments at WGBH, the PBS flagship station. Some of the shows she worked steadily on were: “Antiques Roadshow”, “Masterpiece Theatre”, “Nova”, “Mystery!” and “The Boston Pops.” Her feature and television credits for first and second unit include “A Case of Deadly Force,” “Against the Law,” “Blown Away,” “Big Time,” “The Brinks Job,” “Cheers,” “The Crucible,” “Fast, Cheap & Out of Control,” “The Fitzgeralds & the Kennedys,” “Good Will Hunting,” “Glory,” “Karate Kid III,” “Lianna,” “Once Around,” “School Ties,” and “Warlock.”

Since moving to Texas in 2005, “Hey, Laura?” worked as a Lab/Teaching Assistant for the RTF Dept at Austin Community College, while attaining the dual Workforce Certificates in Film/Video Production Technology and Management. In the fall of 2010, Laura was given the “wicked awesome” opportunity to share her professional film production knowledge with ACC students as an Adjunct Professor. In Spring 2011, she additionally accepted a RTF support position as Instructional Associate.


Laura DiMeo
Instruction Associate/Adjunct Professor