Louisa has had a love of cinema from an early age, starting with her first theatrical experience (“Star Wars”) when she was barely 4 years old. Soon after, she would sneak downstairs at 6 am on Sunday mornings to quietly watch “At the Movies” with Siskel and Ebert. Louisa was the strange 8 year old who asked for subscriptions to film magazines for Christmas and movie posters for her birthday.
Growing up in a small town meant limited theater options so she spent most of her childhood repeatedly watching a very large VHS tape library. Movies remained a central part of her life over the years, and her love affair with the movies blossomed in college where she earned a dual degree in Cinema Studies and Print Journalism. Movies are still her passion, and yearly trips to the Sundance Film Festival, TIFF, San Diego Comic Con, and the Napa Valley Film Festival are yearly trips for this self proclaimed movie geek.
Louisa is a film writer and critic for Screen Zealots, a New Voices contributor to LeonardMaltin.com, a Rotten Tomatoes TomatoMeter Approved critic, and a programming screener for the San Diego International Film Festival. She serves on the Board of CGEM (Critics Groups for Equality in Media) and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Internet Film Critic Society, and the Online Film & Television Association. Louisa is a contributing critic for CherryPicks and Film Fed.
- Online Association of Female Film Critics, President
- CGEM (Critics Groups for Equality in Media), Board Member
- Society of Professional Journalists, Member
- Nevada Film Critics Society, Member
- Film Independent, Member
- Online Film & Television Association, Member
- Internet Film Critic Society, Member
- CherryPicks, Contributing Critic
- FilmFed, Contributing Critic