Lauren is an LA-based filmmaker and actor whose work is largely female-driven and comedic. Her goal is always to entertain while educating, whether about socially relevant issues or underserved communities.
Having begun her career in New York as a stage & film actor, Lauren notably worked with directors Paul Schrader (The Canyons) and David Mamet (Phil Spector). As a writer/director, she has made a number of short films and co-created the digital series F*CK YES, which went viral in April 2016 with over 1 million views on YouTube and which released its second season on Seed&Spark’s digital platform in early 2018. Lauren has semi-finaled in a number of premiere screenwriting competitions including the Nicholl Fellowship, Austin Film Festival, and various Sundance Labs. She also co-hosted the popular screenwriting podcast Chicks Who Script, which focused largely on amplifying female and minority voices in screenwriting. Lauren is a graduate of McGill University and of the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYC.
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