Lauren is a screenwriter and former military brat currently splitting her time between Los Angeles and Toronto. She lists her earliest film influences as Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Die Hard. Armed with a degree in Film Studies, she enjoys creating diverse content for television, film, print and the web. In January 2017, she founded Validvictorian Productions – a creative outfit with a planned project slate that includes action, comedy, dramas and reality programming.
Her words on gaming, music and the entertainment industry can be found on her personal site, the pop culture blog Black Girl Nerds, CBC Radio One’s All In A Day, Offworld/BoingBoing, Real Feminist Stories and a list of other outlets.
She’s made guest appearances on podcasts such as Screenwriters Rant Room, Shut up and Listen with Heather Matarazzo, Real Feminist Stories, Geek Homeworld, Black Girl Nerds, GameEnthus, Geek Soul Brother, Not Your Mama’s Gamer) and has done YouTube and Periscope broadcasts on various topics.
She loves otters and dogs.