Lauren grew up in Tampa, Florida where they made their first movie as a teenager, about a kid who befriends a computer. Their tastes haven't changed much since.
Lauren’s films often explore political and philosophical ideas through character based and fantastical lenses. They are draw to filmmaking as a way to imagine what an inclusive future could look like!
Their films have played Locarno, BAMCinematek, Viennale, SXSW, Hot Springs Doc Fest, CinemaEast, and more. Lauren is a recipient of an Austin Film Society Grant and participated in their Artist Intensive with a feature script. Lauren has an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin where they also taught and is in-development on their first feature film, as well as several other projects including music videos, short films and TV projects.
Lauren currently resides in LA with their weiner dog Gus, and directs everything from commercials to web series - reach out for collaborations!