Ladd Lanford has been an active member of the professional film community for more than 28 years. Born and raised in Rock Hill, S.C., Ladd attended Northwestern High School, The University of Virginia, New York University (Filmmaking & Cinema Studies B.F.A, 1990) and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (M.F.A., 1994).
Moving to Los Angeles in 1994, Ladd began working as an Assistant Editor and joined the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild in 1995, working with such Directors as James Cameron (Titanic, 1997), Tony Scott (Enemy of the State, 1998), Paul Thomas Anderson (Magnolia, 1999) and M. Night Shyamalan (Unbreakable, 2000). Since 2001, Ladd has worked on literally hundreds of feature films as a VFX and Digital Intermediate Producer (Pacific Title & Art Studio, 2001 – 2009), Studio Account Executive and Director of Feature Film Sales (Technicolor, 2009 – 2021) and Vice-President of Feature Films (Picture Shop, 2021 – present).
Recent credits include The Fabelmans, Knock at the Cabin, Everything Everywhere All at Once and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.