Lauren Elliott is a founding member of Mad Kids, a digital, film and television production company based in Perth, Western Australia. Mad Kids’ mission is to create iconic, original and entertaining content that makes noise around the world. Lauren has produced multiple web series and digital shorts including The Legend of Gavin Tanner, DAFUQ?, The Shapes, The Write Stuff with Noel and Carl Pennyman and Henry & Aaron’s 7 Steps to Superstardom as well as viral sensations It’s A Snap! (3 million views) and Set Yourself Free (20 million views). Lauren recently returned home to Perth after six months in LA, learning the Hollywood ropes from Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Films and Tim & Eric’s Abso Lutely Productions. In 2015, she was the winner of the inaugural Screenwest Emerging Producer’s Initiative and was awarded $100,000 to put towards project and professional development. This year, she produced her debut half hour TV pilot, The Legend of Gavin and the New Best Mate which premiered on ABC1 in May 2016. She is currently in post-production on her first documentary, DIGILANTE, and has a slate of new TV comedy projects in development.

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