Lauren’s 2012 documentary hit, The Queen of Versailles, premiered at Sundance earning her the prestigious Best Director, U.S. Documentary Award, and was acquired by Magnolia Pictures. The film opened nationally in July 2012 to critical acclaim and later garnered Lauren numerous awards including DGA nomination for Best Director. In 2015, Lauren became the first individual female director to garner a DGA Commercial Director of the Year nomination.
Lauren made her directing debut with her highly acclaimed film Thin, which was featured at Sundance 2006 and won Best Documentary at the London Film Festival.
Her next film, kids + money, a documentary short premiered at Sundance and was acquired by HBO.
Lauren is also a renowned photographer, named by American Photo as one of its "Top 25 Photographers Now”. She has published three books of photography: Fast Forward, Girl Culture, and Thin.
Her work is a part of several major collections including the LA County Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. A major acquisition of her photography by the Getty Museum resulted in the “Engaged Observers” exhibition, which garnered record-breaking attendance and earned a Lucie award for curator/exhibition of the year.
Lauren Greenfield’s advertising clients include Chevrolet, Liberty Mutual, Gatorade, HP, Nike, Delta, and the U.S. Army. Her latest work for P&G brand Always's #LikeAGirl has become one of the most viral internet sensations of the year with over 45 million views. It was named one of the Best Spots of 2014 by Fast Company and ranked Best of the Year in TV/Film by Ad Age's Creativity Online.
Greenfield is represented by Stockland Martel for print assignments.