Lauren DeFilippo is a Brooklyn-based director and producer. She makes films about visionaries, outliers, and overlooked places. 

Lauren's shorts have been broadcast and showcased around the world, including New York Times Op-Docs, Retro Report, ESPN, Hot Docs, and Slamdance, and she was named “New Emerging Talent” at the Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels. She first got her start as a field and archival producer on a number of films for PBS's American Experience series.

She is a graduate of Stanford’s M.F.A. program in Documentary Film & Video and also holds an M.A. in English Literature from NYU.

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