Lauren Anderson

Lauren is a giant story nerd and writes for scripted and unscripted television, the stage and audio.

She holds both a Master of Film and Television (Narrative Directing) and a Master of Screenwriting from the Victorian College of the Arts. Her short films have screened around the world and won numerous awards including Best short film at MQFF and a nomination for the Iris Prize. Her comedy TV pilot Webocracy won the 2016 AWG New Writers’ Script Competition, while her drama screenplay Fur was a quarter finalist in the 2017 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Lauren has regularly worked in the writers’ rooms of Guesswork Television since 2017 and in 2018 undertook a Film Victoria funded writers’ placement with EndemolShine Banks.

Lauren regularly collaborates with writer Meegan May, and together they wrote award-winning comedy short The Ginger Conspiracy and a short theatrical work for Theatre Works Athena, Huntress of Men as part of Green Room Award winning She is Vigilante program in 2019. Their first full length play, The Countdown, is currently being developed throughout 2020 as part of a residency with Theatre Works and support from Creative Victoria.

Lauren currently writes for kid’s animated comedy Kitty is not a Cat and is the writer and host producer on the AACTA and Logie award winning Australian Survivor.

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