An avid reader, Lauren is always on the look out for a good story. Growing up on a diet of movie musicals and noir films, her obsession expanded to classic television shows, where she was not only interested in the stories on screen, but the ones taking place off-screen as well. Upon finding out Lucille Ball and Mary Tyler Moore were part of the creative process–producers in their own right–she’s been inspired by the women in the entertainment industry ever since. After receiving a graduate degree in television and film at Syracuse University, her love for stories led her to New York and then Los Angeles.
Lauren also contributes to Bitch Flicks.
You can find her on Twitter @laurencbyrd14
Directing the Future Panelists Are Beating the Odds – Women & Hollywood, IndieWire
Love Her Mind, Love Her Shoes – previous blog (August 2010-April 2013)