Lauren MacKinlay

Represented by: Meaghan Denomme


In Vein Producer MacKinlay Media Inc.
• Feature film in development with writer/director James Fanizza.

• Selected for 2019 National Screen Institute of Canada’s Features First Program.

• Supported by the Harold Greenberg Fund’s First to Second Draft Program.

Transplant Season One & Two Supervising Producer Sphere Media Plus
• 13×1 hour medical drama series for CTV/Bell and NBCUniversal.

• Broadcast spring 2020 on CTV and projected for fall on NBC.

Bad Blood Season One & Two Associate Producer Sphere Media Plus & New Metric Media
• 8×1 hour drama limited series.

• Broadcast fall 2018 on City TV/Rogers.

• Nominated Best Dramatic Series 2019 Canadian Screen Awards.

Earthling House Huntress Executive Producer Sphere Media Plus
• 4×8 minute sci-fi comedy digital series.

• Broadcast March 2018 on CBC Comedy online and via the CBC TV App, “Gem.”

• Awarded an IPF Bursary for the 2018 Banff World Media Festival.

19-2 Ride-Along Producer Sphere Media Plus
• 3×2 min cross-platform digital series | Companion piece for television series 19-2.

• Hosted online on Bravo’s official 19-2 website.

• Nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Digital Cross-Platform Project.

Short Films – Various Producer 2014-2016
• Prizes won include “Prodigy Auteur Prize,” Amsterdam Film Festival and “Best

Cinematography,” PLaYR York Region Film Festival.

• Full list available on IMDB.

Women On Screen Co-Founder, Producer 2014 – Present
Cofounder of Women On Screen, a non-profit organization committed to increasing the

representation of women in the entertainment industry. Leadership in areas such as:

• Creating and leading development incubators for female-identifying screenwriters.

• Running female-focused panels, roundtables, networking events and film screenings.

• Advocating for the development of female-driven content and fostering women’s

careers in the film and television industry.

The Central School of Speech and Drama – 2009
• Masters of Arts (MA) with Distinction, Acting for Screen
McMaster University – 2007
• Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA), English / Theatre & Film
• Recipient of the Arch Award, which recognizes recent graduates of McMaster who have made exceptional accomplishments in their lives and careers since graduation

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