MEET THE TEAM
Carly Blake, owner of PunkRox Productions, graduated from The College of New Jersey before moving to California where she worked on the television shows ER, The West Wing, Third Watch and Monk.
Upon her return to New Jersey she was hired by MSG Varsity as a media trainer and was nominated for 3 Emmy Awards. In 2016, Carly joined MLB Network and NHL Networks. She recently received her first Emmy for her work with MLB Tonight, the network’s flagship program.
Carly founded PunkRox Productions to assist long-term shelter animals find their forever homes. Her adoption videos were well-received and dozens of dogs have been adopted. She is also producing “Broken” a documentary which follows the rescue and rehabilitation of abused animals.
Lauren was inspired by The X-Files to study Communication & Production. She has over 15 years of marketing experience, owns a marketing and photography business, and has sold thousands of art prints to other geeky folks. Lauren's production experience includes 95.5 WPLJ Radio in New York City, 88.7 FM in New Jersey, and writing and producing the short film Big Tammi.
In 2018, Lauren and Carly reconnected in New York City and decided to use their production backgrounds to partner and create The X-Files Fan Retrospective. They have interviewed over 80 cast & crew members and dozens of fans worldwide about how The X-Files has shaped their lives in a positive way. Lauren truly enjoys connecting with fans and hearing their stories and is currently working on creating a Fan Event for October 2022.