We had the good fortune of connecting with Lauren Pulciano and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Lauren, is there something you can share with us that those outside of the industry might not be aware of?
I work in Post-Production where we deal with the final steps of filmmaking; we are the glue that holds the film together. Most people do not realize how much work goes on behind the scenes, behind the scenes ( we are still working when production is done).
Besides tasks like cutting raw footage, assembling that footage, adding music, dubbing, sound effects, we also deal with the most famous phrase: ” fix it in post”. We look for the mistakes production didn’t get to resolve during filming. For example, we take note of misspelling art pieces or look for crew who accidentally is seen in the shots.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I always wanted to pursue a career in film because I have a strong interest in story telling. In my spare time, I have practiced improv and comedy sketch writing. My goal is to one day share my personal story on a well distributed platform. I believe film is a strong influence and can send a broad message to an audience, especially if the story is well displayed. I learned an immense amount of skills from working with top professionals in the field. I witness the process of filmmaking, including the tedious tasks of perfecting the final product and sometimes rewriting lines to make the story flow more smoothly. Watching talented filmmakers and writers work their dreams I was inspired to start a production company with my sister, Silent Crowd Productions in hopes of making my own films.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
My favorite spot to eat in LA is definitely Wax Paper; they have the best sandwiches! I would also take to grab coffee in a local shop to catch up and relax.
I am definitely a beach person so I would take my bff to Malibu and drive PCH with some bomb music playing. I always meet cool artists around the hiking trails out here.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I would like to shoutout the Post Production teams on all film projects, especially my team on the shows I worked on. Your work is recognized even though we are considered the ugly step child of the crew and or black sheep. We see it all!
Also shout out to my friends and family who support my film endeavors and creative aspirations.