With close to two decades of experience within the entertainment industry, Lauren Lewis has established a reputation as a leading public relations specialist. Lewis has and continues to handle the important public relations and communications for an esteemed clientele that includes high-profile production and distribution companies, individual feature films (from development to production through distribution via theatrical and home entertainment) as well as above and below the line talent such as actors, producers, executive producers, directors, screenwriters, etc. Lewis has also been and remains a fixture at such major film markets and festivals as AFM, Cannes Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival, television markets such as NATPE and video markets such as EMA’s Home Media Expo (formerly VSDA). Lewis is also well versed in handling publicity for talent, personalities, expert/spokespeople, authors, musicians, DRTV companies, products, television series, books, events, film festivals, and charitable causes.
A highly creative out of the box thinker, former freelance journalist with a knack for finding angles (hence the lack of sleep) as well as a believer that the possibilities are endless especially as the world of publicity opportunities continue to grow faster than the speed of….the internet, Lewis maintains a big picture philosophy for all her clients and is invested not only in securing immediate results but future ones as well.
Lewis currently handles the public relations and communications for clients as diverse as renowned international private investigator Ken Gamble, who recently helped a mother in Austrailia recover her kidnapped daughter from Egypt; legendary producer Jonathan D. Krane (44 films including the hugely successful Look Who’s Talking trilogy, Primary Colors, Face/Off, The Trail of the Pink Panther); acclaimed actress and singer Sally Kellerman ( M*A*S*H ) who recently released a new CD titled Sally that is taking the music industry by storm; actor and independent filmmaker Louis Mandylor (My Big Fat Greek Wedding); production and distribution company Entertainment7; and writer/director/producer Rolfe Kanefsky (Blonde and Blonder).
Lewis also continues to work with such notable clients as independent filmmaker Tonya S. Holly and Cypress Moon Studios which most recently announced signing Hilary Duff and Kevin Zegers to star in its newest production The Story of Bonnie and Clyde, an original story – not a remake – of the notorious love torn fugitives. Lauren Lewis PR also handles the publicity for leading full service HD production company ShadowBox Pictures as well as its thriving new division ShadowBox Direct.
Lewis also maintains multi-year relationships with prominent production and distribution companies such as Seven Arts International, American World Pictures and American Cinema International. Throughout her career Lewis has also handled the publicity for a long list of film production companies such as American Pride Film Group, Grubb Productions and Breakaway Films, feature films including When I Find the Ocean, Color of the Cross, Americanizing Shelley, Nightmare Man, and Dust To Glory, television shows from Disney and Alliance, home video/DVD (Maverick Entertainment) and talent (Eva Longoria, Bobby Brown, Lil' Kim). Lewis has also handled the unit publicity for numerous feature films including Gang of Roses, and Carlitas Secret as well as handled the public relations efforts for film festivals (i.e. Artivist Film Festival).
Lewis has also served as the publicist for numerous personalities and authors including renowned plastic surgeon and star of E! Entertainment Television's hit series Dr. 90210 Dr. Robert Rey, motivational speaker, author, actionist Jessica Weiner (A Very Hungry Girl) and author/dating expert and internet entrepreneur Jennifer Kelton (founder of BadOnlineDates.com).
With strong trade and consumer experience, Lewis has amassed a substantial roster of key contacts including national and local television, radio and print media outlets as well as online media and bloggers allowing clients to enjoy significant exposure across all mediums.
Lewis has remained independent for the majority of her career opting for the one on one personal approach with her clients and publicity. Lewis does often serve as a consultant to larger public relations companies and has worked in senior management positions at major firms.