Friday, September 13, 2013

West Coast Premiere

Tryouts will make it's west coast premiere in Beverly Hills at the 5th Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival at 6pm on Saturday, September 28.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tryouts Wins Top Honors in Virginia and NYC Fests

Tryouts was one of five shorts selected to screen at the 9th Annual CUNUFF at Columbia University in NYC at 7:00pm on Saturday, April 27. We took home 3 awards: Best Picture, Audience Favorite, and Best Acting. The film also won top prize as Best Narrative Short at the Virginia Student Film Festival on April 13, 2013.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Screenings in Florida and Virginia this Weekend!

Tryouts screens in the Comedy Shorts block at Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday, April 11. Director Lauren Ciaravalli and lead actress Sarah Jes Austell will be in attendance to introduce the film, participate in a Q&A with the audience and meet with the press. On Saturday April 13 Tryouts will screens at University of Virginia in competition in the Narrative category at Virginia Student Film Festival, a national competition of student films. Find out more on our screenings page!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tryouts Selected to Sarasota Film Festival

Tryouts is an official selection of the 2013 Sarasota Film Festival in Sarasota, Florida! SFF, a much acclaimed Festival, is ranked as one of the Top 10 Largest in the USA. Tryouts will screen at the Regal Hollywood Cinema on April 11, 2013. For more information please check out our Screenings page or visit

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tryouts Screening in NYC!

As a Finalist in competition in the Undergraduate Film category, Tryouts will screen in New York City at NYU's Fusion Film Festival on Friday March 8th! Check our "screenings" page and check back for more updates as Tryouts continues its Festival run.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Lauren Announces her Next Movie!

Lauren is thrilled to announce that pre-production is currently underway for her next movie, Dream Date. A romantic comedy set in New York City on Valentine's Day, Dream Date promises to be another funny, sweet, entertaining film. Most of the Tryouts crew will be reprising their roles in the production! Lauren is also very excited that the project is being supervised by one of her role models, accomplished director Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan, Sex & the City).  Find out more about the movie, including how you could get involved at and

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Tryouts Completed!

Thanks to our amazing cast, crew and post-production team, Tryouts is finally done- and we've got the IMDb page to prove it! Stay tuned for more updates about the film and Lauren's upcoming projects.