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Lauren Blackwell


Current Work Details

What I do

Videographer, editor, director,photographer production manager & 1st AD



Where I work

I am just me

Technical Skills

Premiere Pro, & Photoshop


Paid Work or Collaboration



University of Cape Town,
BA in Theatre and Performance with an Honours in acting, Honours Degree


University of Arts London,
MA in Directing for Screen, Masters

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Captain Fantastic (Matt Ross), Love (Gasper Noe), The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos), Russian Doll (Natasha Lyonne), La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz), Caramel (Nadine Labaki), Midsommer (Ari Aster)

I cried watching

Youth (Paolo Sorrentino)

I left the cinema during

I've never left the cinema.

Directors I love

Ari Aster, Paolo Sorrentino, Nadine Labaki, Taiki Waititi

Actors I admire

Javier Bardem, John Malkovich, Toni Collette, Jeremy Allen White, Maggie Smith, Michaela Coel

Writers I respect

Martin McDonagh, Michaele Coel

My desert island discs

My Spotify Playlist

Books I have given my friends

The Mastery of Love - Don Miguel Ruiz, Desire - Haruki Murakami, What we talk about when we talk about love - Raymond Carver, How to change your mind: The New Science of Psychedelics - Michael Pollan

My death row meal

Toasted cheese sandwich

The best thing I own

My plants, camera and white jeans.

More about me

I have a background in dance, am turning into a bit of a cliché yogi, and love Duncan Trussel Podcasts.

My Work & Credits