LP (Lauren Palmigiano) got her start directing under the generous and auspicious mentorship of Adam McKay and Will Ferrell. As the first writer hired to create original content at Funny or Die, LP was behind dozens of the website’s hit videos and celebrity pieces. Writing successful sketch comedy led to discovering a love of directing and LP was able to develop and execute ideas with talented people like Christina Applegate, John C Reilly, Martin Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Mariah Carey, Kristen Bell and lots more.

LP’s writing and improv background make her a sought after director for comedy and sketch based ideas, especially those featuring strong female characters. LP has worked with various branded partners to highlight products while also featuring a sense of humor and modern sensibility. Aside digital content, LP has directed several short films including her first, CRIED SUICIDE, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and television episodes for Freeform and Nickelodeon. 

LP is currently developing several film projects and trying to be a chill person.

free the bid interview:


When looking for the perfect comedy director to shoot TV's comedy auteurs, The New Yorker used Free The Bid's filtered database of women directors and discovered the work of LP, director at Alldayeveryday. We went on set and chatted with LP about her style of comedy, funny women, and being found through the Free The Bid database.