Lauren Tabak is a writer, photographer and filmmaker specializing in documenting arts & culture. She has 10+ years experience creating online content - most recently as the Manager of Original Content Development for Google Play. Her work has appeared in a number of film festivals as well as Slate, Pitchfork, Spin, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed, NPR, Funny or Die and other places one goes to be entertained on the web. In 2016 she received an NLGJA award for Excellence in Online Journalism. In 2017 she made her pop music debut in the Frameline Film Festival as L|M|T with the music video "Born To Love You". She lives in San Francisco with her dog Louis.
She's an expert at delivering professional content on tight budgets and impossible timelines (with minimal cursing) and is available for projects in November 2017.
“You produce very quietly” - Keith Richards
RECENT AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS:
2017 Way Out West Film Festival, Albuquerque
2017 East Village Queer Film Festival, NYC
2017 Frameline Film Festival, San Francisco
2016 NLGJA First Place Award for Excellence in Online Journalism
2016 QFilm Festival, Long Beach
2016 Qulture Collective, "19th & Lexington" group photo exhibition, Oakland
2015 San Francisco International Film Festival
2014 San Francisco International Film Festival
UPCOMING TALKS / WORKSHOPS / SCREENINGS:
2017 TWIST Film Festival, Seattle WA // Oct 15
2017 ROMBA CONFERENCE, Boston MA // Oct 14
2017 Stanford Medicine & the Muse // Sept. 16 & 17
SF Chronicle // August 5th 2019: https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/art-exhibits/embracing-gay-face-portraits-show-queer-people-flagging-identity
East Bay Express // April 22nd 2015: https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/sfs-last-lesbian-bar-is-not-going-gentle-into-that-good-night/Content?oid=4253564
San Francisco Chronicle Culture Blog // April 17th 2015: http://www.sfgate.com/education/article/Last-call-for-city-s-last-lesbian-bar-6209121.php
The Advocate // September 21st 2016 "The Last Lesbian Bar in San Francisco"