As Associate Producer, Lauren leans on her background of producing award-winning digital short form series to support Portfolio Entertainment’s Executive, Development, and Production teams. Lauren also plays a role in driving Portfolio’s commitment to innovation and its expansion into developing & producing Short-Form Digital (both animated and live-action), and Interactive Digital content. Lauren has been featured in the CMPA’s Indiescreen magazine as one of Canada’s “Next Wave” of creators to watch and was selected as the 2018 WIFT & William F. White Production Manager Mentorship delegate. Lauren recently finished her term as President for the Independent Web Creators of Canada, a volunteer-run non-profit organization focused on elevating independent Canadian digital creators and hosts of the annual T.O. Webfest.