Maria Laskar is a Director, Songwriter, Writer, Producer, and Photographer from Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Professor Blue Top Secret Lab Journal – Maria Laskar Professeure Bleue Top Secret Journal de Bord – Maria Laskar
2021 Conseil des Arts et des Lettre du Québec – Membre du Jury Pluridisciplinaire
Films and Shorts Experience :
2000 – Present
Creator, Writer, Director, Editor
Professor Blue video podcast series – Do you know where your water comes from?
Funded by MIT, MIT Arts Council, Earth Systems Initiative.
Film showcase and live performances of Professor Blue written and directed by Maria Laskar for the Cambridge Science Foundation and Boston Museum of Science.
Funded by World Computer Exchange, Ambit Press, Dell Computers, Gov Connection, VWR, The Home Depot, Quebec
Translation of two Feature films, Co-production France – Ontario – Agent- Lawrence Steinberg and Associates, Toronto (Film in progress).*Rewrite songs / shorts / documentaries – French – English
*Wrote scenario of feature film, and dialogue rewrites for « Hotel California » – Giuseppe Romanciera Productions. (Film in Progress).
*Wrote scenario and dialogue for the sequel « Mortadella » (in progress).
Wrote scenario, and did translations of various 30-second commercials, educational preventive for kids 5- 18 yrs. French to English for Animations Ciné-Clic, Cinè-Groupe, Villain Garnement, Montréal, Québec. Won award for 30-second commercial on the environment and too much violence on television in Japan, 1994.
*Wrote and Videographed- interviews , short films and documentary for First World Summit of Women in Power and Economics – Vidéastre Film, Montréal, Québec (over 200 filmed interviews).
* Wrote script English to French, short documentary, « Shades My Mother Gave Me » (TV pilot) for Ensemble Studios, Montréal, Québec.
Marjo sang to the villagers of our little Laurentian town in July 2018. Marjo was touring this past summer with a guitarist and drummer. What a powerhouse! Maria Laskar wrote “Dans Ma Main” for Marjo’s feature group Corbeau. The song, below, is an encore song called, “Je sais Je sais.” Obviously a crowd favorite. It’s …