About

Lynn Reed is a screenwriter and producer, currently working as an associate producer on the upcoming Australian feature film, MISS FISHER AND THE CRYPT OF TEARS.

 

Her first feature, A SORT OF HOMECOMING, a coming-of-age drama set in the world of high school debate, stars Laura Marano and was directed by Maria Burton. Lynn wrote A SORT OF HOMECOMING and was the lead producer, shepherding the film from development through post-production and release. A SORT OF HOMECOMING was acquired by Mar Vista Entertainment and is currently streaming on Netflix in the United States and Canada.

Lynn is in active development with a new feature, CONTESTED, a political drama that explores present-day political polarization through the fictional story of sister and brother campaign operatives on opposite sides of the barricades.

Lynn's first career was in campaign politics. She worked in communications and internet strategy for a variety of national and statewide campaigns, including two presidential campaigns.

Media

Adrienne Campbell-Holt to Direct "Contested" for Kettle Cove Productions

"Theater Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt to Make Feature Debut with 'Contested'"

-- Laura Berger, Women and Hollywood, April 19, 2019

Podcast Interview: "From Spec Script to Netflix Deal"

-- Nathalie Sejean, Mentorless, posted February 10, 2018

Lynn Reed: Filmmaker Comes Home to Campus

-- Fordham University News, May 2, 2016

National Speech and Debate Association interview
-- "The Connection", March, 2014

"Cue the Atmosphere"

-- The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette, LA, Feb. 19, 2014

Awards:

A Sort of Homecoming

WorldFest Houston
Gold Award for Best Dramatic Feature
Rising Star Award for Laura Marano

 

Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles

Best Director award for Maria Burton

 

Breckenridge Film Festival
Best Supporting Actress for Kathleen Wilhoite

 

Omaha Film Festival
Honorable Mention Jury Award
(second highest jury honor)
 

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