Talent Guide

Lauren McBride

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2018


Lauren McBride is an independent film producer based in San Francisco. Born and raised in
Atlanta, GA, she studied Film Studies and Economics at Swarthmore College. McBride has
been developing Selah and the Spades with Tayarisha Poe since its inception, which led to her
selection as a 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Lab Fellow. She is currently an Operations
Manager at YouTube, and is passionate about working closely with filmmakers to realize their

Current Project

Selah and the Spades


Selah Madewell, 17, rules the student body of The Haldwell School with an iron fist wrapped in a velvet glove. By turns charming and callous, Selah chooses who to keep close and who to cut loose, walking the fine line between being feared and loved.