About

Our Story.

History

Chick Entertainment was founded in 2017 by Lauren Andrade and Olivia Crist.

The two met on the set of a commercial as they both began their careers in media. Overnight they became fast collaborators. Olivia and Lauren share an incredible work ethic and attention to detail that is so vital in their roles as producers, but most importantly, they’re driven by an intense love for filmmaking and its power to help, inspire, and empower audiences.

Olivia and Lauren hope to grow Chick to touch more mediums, audiences, and worlds as they work to develop and manifest the Chick mission: simply, to Represent Women.

 
 

The Team

 
 
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Co-founder

Lauren Andrade

Lauren is an independent producer based in NYC & Los Angeles specializing in film and television production. She has a diverse set of experience in the industry having worked in casting, development and production for various features, shorts and commercials. Lauren has produced the Web Series Neurotica for IFC named Indiewire’s top Series of 2017. As Co-Producer, Lauren just wrapped the feature film SWALLOW, with Executive Producer Joe Wright (DARKEST HOUR), Producer Mynette Louie (THE TALE, ADDICTED TO FRESNO, LOVESONG), and Producer Mollye Asher (THE RIDER). SWALLOW was accepted to Sundance’s Catalyst Program. She is on board the producing team of PASHMINA starring Ali Fazal (Victoria and Abdul) filming spring 2019. At Chick Entertainment, she has many projects in development with her team.

 
 
 

 
 
 
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co-founder

Olivia Crist

Olivia Crist is a producer from Washington, DC, now based in NYC and LA. Olivia has a commitment to storytelling and advocacy, and aims to continue creating female-driven content that empowers women from all walks of life. She has a background in casting, development, and production on projects ranging from the television pilot BENNIES starring Ed Asner, to commercials for HP and Ethan Allen. Her credits most notably are as follows: As Co-Producer, Olivia just wrapped the feature film SWALLOW, with Executive Producer Joe Wright (THE DARKEST HOUR), Producer Mynette Louie (THE TALE, ADDICTED TO FRESNO, LOVESONG), and Producer Mollye Asher (THE RIDER). SWALLOW was accepted to Sundance’s Catalyst Program. She is on board the producing team of PASHMINA starring Ali Fazal (Victoria and Abdul) filming spring 2019. At Chick Entertainment, she has many projects in development with her team.

 
 
 

 
 
 
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associate producer

Robin Copple

Robin has been with Chick since Lauren and Olivia tackled Swallow in 2018. He has since assisted all around the edges of the Chick operation, including messaging, company coordinating, and creative consulting.

Previously, he worked as a production associate and assistant editor at m2, an established film and corporate production company based in New York. He also spent time in California, where he worked in marketing and content for disruptive film streaming platform Flix Premiere, and for Conan O’Brien’s TBS talk show Conan.

Robin graduated from Rhodes College with a degree in English Studies with a Concentration in Creative Writing and a Minor in Film Studies.

 
 
 

 
 
 
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PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

Bobby Bethke

Bobby has established himself as a energetic and eager new member of the film industry. He has been with Chick since 2018, when he assisted on the upcoming short film Plan B(e) and where he immediately hit it off with the team. Since then he has provided creative input and script consulting on various Chick projects like Pashmina and the upcoming American Poison.

Bobby is an intense and passionate fan of cinema with a dream to create his own movies - he looks to employ his eye for writing and thorough understanding of process to achieve his ultimate goal of directing his own features under the Chick banner.

Bobby graduated from The University of Chicago where he studied Economics and Film Theory. Previously, he worked in content curation for disruptive international film streaming company, Flix Premiere.