The team sits down with Lori Shockley, Producer and Director.
Lori is a seasoned, multifaceted independent writer, producer, and director. Her most recent project, Corked, an award-winning short film, follows a young woman and her struggle to enter the male-dominated wine industry in the early 70s. Corked also serves as a proof of concept for the feature script of the same name. Having won multiple screenplay awards, the feature script is based on a true story.
Over the years, Lori has worked in physical and creative production for Disney, Pixar, HBO, and Warner Bros on feature films, episodic tv, and documentaries. Lori has had the pleasure of working with noted actors such as Reese Witherspoon, Kevin Costner, Mark Ruffalo, and Tony Shalhoub.
A passionate storyteller, Lori was selected to attend the Mediterranean Film Institute in Greece in 2021 to develop one of her original screenplays. Lori has served as an Advisor and Executive Producer to The Friends of the San Francisco Film Commission and the Robin Williams Award for Excellence in Entertainment. She is a current member of the Producers Guild of America and Women in Film and Television. Lori is based in San Francisco and New York.
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