Linda Goldstein KnowltonExecutive Producer
Emmy-nominated Filmmaker, Director, and Producer
Linda Goldstein Knowlton is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, working in both documentary and scripted feature films, as well as in television. For her most recent film, Goldstein Knowlton directed and produced one of the six, Emmy-nominated documentaries for the PBS MAKERS: Women Who Make America series. The film, Women and Hollywood, aired in October, 2014 and includes interviews with Jane Fonda, Shonda Rhimes, Lena Dunham, Ava Duvernay, Glenn Close, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Alfre Woodard, Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson, among many other notable women.
Linda also directed and produced the award-winning, feature-length documentary, Somewhere Between, which premiered in Toronto at the 2011 Hot Docs Film Festival, where it garnered the Sundance Channel Audience Award. It screened at numerous festivals around the world, was released theatrically in over 80 cities across the US and was one of ten films selected for the 2012 Sundance Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue program, screening in India, Morocco, China, and Columbia. Additionally, she produced the documentary, Code Black; New Zealand Film, Whale Rider (2002); as well as co-directed and co-produced the feature-length documentary, The World According to Sesame Street.
Born and raised in Chicago, Linda studied Neuroscience at Brown University. Following college, she remained in Providence to serve the Governor of Rhode Island in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. She subsequently worked raising funds for film preservation at The American Film Institute, first in Washington, D.C., and later in Los Angeles. Linda is currently developing both fiction and documentary films, and a member of the DGA. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.