Documentary Film: Learning, Teaching, & Doing EP # 44 (Lauren Knapp)

Lauren Knapp is a nonfiction storyteller who works across platforms to share true and compelling stories. She has been working in film, television, radio, and virtual reality since 2006 and her stories have been featured on the PBS NewsHourPRI’s The World, The Atlantic, The New York Times, WQED, and The Allegheny Front. In 2011, she moved to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with the support of a Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship where she researched and produced “Live From UB” (2015), an award-winning feature length documentary on rock music and national identity among Mongolia’s urban youth. On the podcast, Lauren and I talk documentary filmmaking and distribution, learning and teaching filmmaking, and the challenge of finding a healthy work/life balance for creative artists/professionals. 

This is the fifth episode of the MOTR series featuring members of the co-working space called the Lookout DC. ( Subscribe to the PODCAST on iTunes: Media on the Radio ON THE RADIO! Tune in every Thursday at 7pm to WERA.FM & listen live to the worldwide broadcast. Or if you live in the DC/Arlington VA area tune your radio dial to WERA 96.7 FM! Every Thursday at 7pm!