Lauren Schwein is a comedy writer and performer living in Los Angeles. She was a member of the UCB Mess Hall Team, Aunt Becky; performed regularly with her sketch comedy group, The Monarchy, at Second City; and was a contributor for The Onion's clickbait website Clickhole for two years. Her live-action pilot, Marriage is a Joke, won Stage 32's 1st Annual TV Comedy Writing Contest and was a finalist in the 2021 Script Summit Screenplay Contest. Her children's animated pilot, Lulu & Popcorn, was a semi-finalist in both the 2020 Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest and the 2020 Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition.
Unique traits: Improv, Sketch Comedy, Video Editing, Photography
Marriage is a Joke Comedy Long-time best friends, Mike and Lauren, decide to get married as a joke to mock the institution of marriage and celebrate their unique friendship after their friends harangue them about their lack of focus on their futures.
Lulu & Popcorn Animation A young girl embarks on a mission to turn the grumpy owl that broke into her treehouse into the perfect pet in defiance of her parents' "no pets" rule.
Winner, Stage 32 1st Annual TV Comedy Writing Contest
Finalist, Script Summit Screenplay Contest
Semi-Finalist, Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
Semi-Finalist, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition