Lauren is an award-winning animator and director based in Cardiff. She is the Festival Director of Cardiff Animation Festival.
Lauren studied animation at the University of Wales, Newport, and has been based in Cardiff since 2010. In 2014, Lauren founded Cardiff Animation Nights, showcasing animated short films from the international festival circuit to a thriving audience in Cardiff, before co-founding Cardiff Animation Festival in 2018.
Lauren is also Creative Director of Picl Animation, an animation studio in Cardiff which she co-founded in 2018. Picl is one of the first animation companies in the UK to become a certified B Corporation.