Laurence Mathieu-Léger

Producer / Director / DOP / Editor

Laurence Mathieu Léger


Laurence Mathieu-Leger is an award-winning producer, director, and editor, as well as a mother of three.   She was previously a senior video producer at the Guardian US, and is the director and co-producer of “Willie“, a feature length documentary about the National Hockey League’s first black player, Willie O’Ree.

Based in New York City, Laurence specializes in long and short format documentary projects – both for broadcast and digital.  With over 12 years of experience in creative and managing roles, her work has been featured on major networks and publications such as The Guardian, Reuters, the American Museum of Natural History, and the United Nations among others.

In 2017, Laurence received international recognition after winning a World Press Photo award for her groundbreaking work on the Guardian interactive production The Injustice System – which she spearheaded.

In 2018, she was honored with the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award in the continuing coverage category for her work on Keystone XL: Driving the US pipeline route.