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Producer & Founder
(She / Her)
Lauren’s film story started with a specialist study in film at California State University Long Beach. She backed that up with a Bachelor of Film and Television from Swinburne University and a MBA from the Australian Institute of Business. Her work in the industry has been varied and rewarding, working with Filmlnk Movie Magazine, Event Cinemas on George Street in events and marketing and, as an accomplished international Service Producer, Lauren has produced high-level commercial and narrative content for companies all over the world.
Today she’s the founder of Iris Arc Pictures – where she’s produced the independent true crime horror feature film ‘Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism’ which will be released in North America by XYZ Films in 2023 and the award winning satirical comedy web-series ‘PIVOT’. Lauren is in development and production on several new high-concept feature films and series across the fantasy, thriller and horror genres.
The work Lauren is doing to advocate for gender equality and diversity in the film industry is just as significant. As the President of Women in Film & Television Victoria (WIFT Vic) she enjoys finding new ways forward for women and women identifying people across the screen industries, proudly advocating for representation on and off the screen.
Development Producer and Co-Founder
(He / Him)
Pablo Zubieta is an industry veteran of over 15 years. He’s worked his way up through every department and aspect of film production in order to better understand and appreciate the entirety of the craft from start to finish. These experiences served him well in his time as an Assistant Director and eventually Producer for Iris Arc Pictures.
He’s passionate about genre content that also features a focus on diversity and inclusion and is always looking to hear or tell a good and relevant story across any medium. He is based in New York City.
Marketing and Communications Lead and Co-Founder
(She / Her)
With over 20yrs of industry experience in the UK and ANZ, Natascha has worked on multiple different touchpoints of distribution, from Theatrical release and Home Entertainment to Networks and Media Distribution. Natascha has worked in multiple disciplines, including Exhibition/Trade Marketing, Brand and Affiliate Partnerships, Franchise, Retail and Broadcast, with some of the world’s biggest brands and studios.
Most recently Natascha has been applying her years of experience in Distribution to the front end of Film production as an Associate Producer and Marketing and Comms lead for Iris Arc Pictures.
(She / Her)
Courtney Bombell is a Melbourne based Producer and Production Manager. Since graduating VCA in 2018 she had predominately produced web series and short films, most notably ‘Peeps’ which premiered at Telluride Film Festival and won the Dendy Live Action Short Award at Sydney Film Festival in 2021. Over the past year she has delved into the world of long form Production Coordination and Management, working on new and existing dramas for Warner Bros and Easy Tiger as well as the soon to be released horror ‘Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism’ with Iris Arc Pictures and Visible Studios.