Laara Sadiq has worked in theatre, film, television and voice-over for over 25 years. Her work has taken her across Canada and the US. A mulitiple award winning actor, she holds a BFA from the University of British Columbia.
Laara's work as a voice-over artist includes hundreds of tv/radio commercials, narration, animation, audiobooks, PSA's and video games. In commercial voice-over, she has sold just about anything legal you can think of. In the cartoon world, she has had guest starring and recurring roles in Ironman, The Cat in the Hat, Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood, Martha Speaks, Sherlock Holmes in the 20th Century, Class of the Titans, Gadget and the Gadgetinis, Elemental Gelade, Dragonball Z. Video Games include Far Cry Primal, Far Cry 4, Warhammer - Dawn of War, Ys: The Ark of Napishtim, Frogger.
Laara has a running contract with Penguin Random House Canada recording audiobooks: Someone You Love is Gone by Gurjinder Basran; Certainty by Madeleine Thien.
This year, her animated feature film The Breadwinner ( Cartoon Saloon/Jolie Pas) has been making the rounds at festivals and awards circuits. She was recently nominated for an Annie Award for Outstanding Voice Actor. The film has been honoured with the LA Film Critics Circle award for Best Animated Feature, an Annie Award for Best Independent Animated Feature, 6 nominations for the CSA Awards, as well as 2018 Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Animated Feature.