Lauren McGarrett is an award-winning filmmaker and editor native to South Florida. Many of her films focus on telling the stories of often marginalized individuals with the goal of creating a greater understanding between different groups of people. Mental health, discrimination and immigration are just a few of the topics her films have drawn inspiration from. Her music videos have won awards at Miami Urban Music and Film Festival and the Oski awards, while her films “Foggy Sky” and “Sugar, Spice & Sacrifice” were selected as a part of PBS’s Film-maker project. Her 2021 Miami 48 Hour Film, “(Mock)Tails from the Pub,” also received Best Writing, Best Cinematography and 2nd-Runner-Up Best Film accolades. She is a founding member of Prize Box Productions.