Lauren Blackwell
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Lauren Blackwell

Producer - Director -WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Lauren Blackwell

Producer - Director -WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am multi-disciplined creative from South Africa, who has moved to London to further my career. I have an honours degree in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town, and I am currently doing my MA at UAL in directing for film. I have had a long interest in writing, copywriting, editing and photography, and have managed to link my various passions through one defining factor : creative problem solving. I am looking for a challenge and an opportunity to learn. I am a very fast learner, and I am not afraid to get my hands dirty. The more I create, the more I realise the importance of collaboration and the value of team work. I would love the opportunity to work with a team that holds the same values and ideals.
Projects
  • Métèque
    MétèqueA short film which tells story of a young Moroccan woman who is faced with deportation because of a clerical fault. This event forces her to confront what she has rooted her identity in, and if that is something sustainable.
  • Plums
    PlumsThis short film focuses on the difficulties around issues such as abortion, stigma's around physical and mental disabilities, and the reality of having to make choices in impossible situations.
  • Ir/rational/e
    Ir/rational/eA woman begins to find comfort in her doubts and fears surrounding her relationship.
Projects credited in
  • Meteque Short Film
    Meteque Short Film
Work history
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    ProducerExell Film
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Award-winning London-based production company focusing on TVC's, social media advertising & documentaries.
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    Social Media Content CreatorConnected2
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creating day-to-day content, case studies and master brand videos for all socials. This is a young and growing start-up that aims to disrupt and improve the logistics sector through technology.
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Skills
  • Script Writing
  • Production
  • Film Production
  • Short Films
  • TV Production
  • Pre Production
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Directing
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA Screen DirectingUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    In December, 2018 I will graduate with a Masters in Directing from UAL.
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    BA(Hons) Theatre PerformanceUniversity of Cape Town
     - Cape Town, South Africa
    I achieved a BA Honours degree in Theatre and Performance, majoring in acting and graduating on the deans list.