GINA HOLE LAZAROWICH
Producer & Filmmaker, Gina Hole Lazarowich has worked in the entertainment industry since her teenage years. Calling on a career’s-worth of experience in film and fashion, Gina recently added executive producer to her credits with her first short film, “TOM and GRANT,” written, directed, executive produced and starring long-time friend, Tom Cavanagh, director and star of the hit CW hit series, “The Flash”. “TOM and GRANT” went onto win the ‘Best Comedy Short” awards at both the Manhattan Film Festival and Jersey Shore Festivals, “Audience Favourite” at the Nantucket Film Festival, the winner of 8 top awards including the #1 position of “Best in Show” at the Short Film Awards in LA. The short was also nominated in 5 categories including ‘Best Short Film’ at the LEO Awards.
Gina’s latest project, her documentary “TRANSformation,” follows the three-year journey of a transgender former ‘female’ teen model into his true self and sees Gina adding director to her executive producer credit. “TRANSformation” is currently in the post-production phase and is slated for release worldwide via OutTV & WAG Media UK in 2019.
A native of Vancouver, Canada, during Gina’s former career she worked as a key makeup artist in film, television, photography & fashion for nearly 25 years, and spent five years as a celebrity makeup artist in Hollywood. Her work has appeared on magazine covers, print advertising, music videos, commercials, indie and feature films.
In 2004, Gina hung up her brushes to scout and launch Western Canada’s first professional artist, photo and film agency, THEY Produce. As the agency grew, Gina opened Sugar Studios, a 3,400-square-foot rental space in Vancouver that offered professional, Los Angeles-caliber studio facilities to photographers and major studios.
Gina produced photo shoots for magazines such as Variety, Vogue, GQ, InStyle and TV Guide as well as gallery and video shoots for 20th Century Fox (“X-Men Apocalypse”), Interview Magazine (Frida Pinto) and BBC America (“Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”). Gina currently has 3 other projects ‘in development’ for the large and small screens.