Los Angeles, CA, USA
Originally from Sydney, Australia, Lauren Augarten had her first play DEFINE YOU published by Currency Press at just fourteen years old. After moving to the US at twenty-one to study at David Mamet’s Atlantic Theater School, she created the digital series SAME SAME, based on her experience as a newly out queer woman in Brooklyn, New York. The series won the LGBT Category award at the LA New Media Film Festival and was an official selection at Newfest. It has been featured in Huffington Post, Washington Post and Buzzfeed and has over a million views online. Her short film RSVP screened at the Atlantic Film Festival in Canada and won ‘Best Comedy Short’ at the Queens World Film Festival. She most recently wrote a digital short for AMC, to accompany their new series 'NOS4A2'.