LAUREN LUDWIG is an LA-based director and writer. She recently directed the truTV comedy series Passive Aggressive History (part of Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack). Her site-specific immersive show Hamlet-Mobile (an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van) was recently included in the Applause anthology Best Plays from American Theater Festival 2015 and was the winner of the Best Game Design award at IndieCade 2016. Lauren regularly directs the Los Angeles comedy show Lost Moon Radio, with whom she has several television projects in development. Lauren also founded the filmmaking collective Darty Hall; with them she wrote and directed the feature, 5 Pilgrims. Lauren's past stage work has earned a Hollywood Fringe Festival “Best of Comedy” Award, an LA Weekly “Best of the Fringe” Award, and a Chicago Reader “Critics Choice” distinction. She is currently working on post-production for her first virtual reality film. Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern University and the AFI Directing Workshop for Women.