Producer Lauren Edwards joins Goalpost Pictures

30 August, 2011 by Brendan Swift

Lauren Edwards has joined Goalpost Pictures Australia's team of producers.

The producer joins Rosemary Blight, Ben Grant, Kylie du Fresne and Cass O'Connor at the company, which is currently producing musical feature The Sapphires.


Edwards, who is also an associate producer on The Sapphires, has previously produced Nash Edgerton and David Michód's short film Bear, which was selected in competition at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival.

She is currently developing romantic-comedy feature Mixtape, written by Josh Wakely and to be directed by Maia Horniak.

Goalpost Pictures' Rosemary Blight said the company is committed to identifying, mentoring and working with the most dynamic and creative talent in the country.

"In Lauren we see an exceptional talent and we believe she will have a stellar career as a producer," Blight in a statement. "We are delighted that she has joined the Goalpost team and very much look forward to working alongside her as her first feature film as producer, Mixtape, becomes a reality.”

Goalpost Pictures credits include the 2007 Sundance Film Festival hit Clubland, the BAFTA-nominated television series Lockie Leonard and the Cannes Film Festival closing night film The Tree.

Lauren Edwards.