Author: Lauren Sowa

Lauren Sowa

Lauren Sowa is an independent filmmaker. In 2016, she and Tim Eliot founded Form & Pressure Films to tell stories that inspire and provoke thought, while encouraging diversity and equality on set and on screen. As an actor, Lauren has been featured in the films 42 Seconds of Happiness (now available on Amazon Prime), Café Artist, The Rainbow Experiment (premiering at Slamdance 2018), and The Devil’s Well (to be released January 2018). Her portrait project Women in Film Portraits can be found on Instagram. BFA, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Proud member of Actor’s Equity and SAG-AFTRA.

Articles Written by Lauren Sowa:

Women in Film Portraits: Kaliya Warren

Thanks for taking the time to speak with me, Kaliya. You’re a writer/director in development on your first feature. Could you tell me a little about that project and where you’re at with it? My project is called Expatriates, and it’s a road trip love story that follows two multiracial dirt bike riders from Egypt to… Read more »

Women in Film Portraits: Natasha Kermani

This profile is the first in a series by Lauren Sowa we are calling Women in Film Portraits. For this installment, Lauren interviews Director Natasha Kermani, whose credits include the feature films Imitation Girl (starring Lauren Ashley Carter) and Shattered (starring Molly Burnett and Ray Wise). Short form work includes Lewis Black’s The Mentors (for which she won Best… Read more »

Women In Film Portraits: A New Series

In 2016, I began interviewing and photographing hundreds of talented and creative women about their experiences working in the film industry. This project was animated by my own desire, as a filmmaker, to meet and work with more women. The inspiring stories I gathered are all unique—individual tales of desire, success, and struggle. Still, patterns… Read more »