NESHAMA Entertainment

Creative Producer

Lauren MacKinlay

Lauren MacKinlay is an award-winning producer based in Toronto. Currently, she is a Creative Producer with Neshama Entertainment, having recently served as an Executive Producer on their new one-hour drama The Way Home (Hallmark). Other credits include Transplant (CTV/NBC), Bad Blood (Netflix), 19–2 (CTV), and This Life (CBC). For Neshama, Lauren is currently developing a robust slate of film and television projects, including a half-hour comedy starring Jay Jurden (The Problem with John Stewart, Variety Top 10 Comics to Watch), a ground-breaking television procedural co-created by Gloria Kim (Queen of the Morning Calm) & Nathalie Younglai (Coroner), and a feature film adaptation of Asha Bromfield's novel Hurricane Summer. In September 2022, she was one of ten women named on the Canadian Power List of Women in Film.

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