About Lauren Finerman


Lauren Finerman is a Director and Writer living in Los Angeles, CA. The majority of her work focuses on capturing the human spirit through movement, athletics and physical storytelling. Lauren's ability to tell movement based stories for camera comes from her time spent as an in-house filmmaker at New York City Ballet. Lauren is currently working with movement makers such as olympic athletes and professional circus performers on an array of different film projects and commercials. Lauren’s work has been praised many publications including the Washington Post and the New York Times.

Lauren is currently screening her two recent projects "This isn't Me" and "Paper Birds" around the country as part of an international film festival tour. Paper Birds the screenplay was a awarded as a 2016 International Page Awards Semi Finalist and 2016 ScreenCraft Semi Finalist in short film screenwriting. As a film, Paper Birds has been nominated for Best Short Screenplay (MIFF), Best Short Film (PIFF), as well as Best Actress, Best Original Music Score, and Best Hair and Make Up Design. Paper Birds has been screened all over the country including the Oscar Qualifying festival HollyShorts; the films International Premiere will take place next month in Milan, Italy.

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