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Biography – Since co-founding Appleseed Entertainment, Lynne has produced or executive produced the company’s documentaries and has taken the lead on the company’s narrative films, which include short films and writing and developing feature screenplays, both for Appleseed and for clients, such as the French film production company Bonne Pioche (March of the Penguins). Her first produced script, Cupid’s Prey, was a Nicholl Fellowship Top Ten Finalist as Intimate Relations and her script Run Away Home was a runner-up in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy division of the International Family Film Festival screenplay competition.
Her most recent feature screenplay, A tous les vents du ciel (international title, Twisting Fate) was filmed in South Africa and Paris with lead actress Noémie Merlant. The script was co-written with director Christophe Lioud, adapted from the novel “Si par hasard” by Jean-Baptiste Destrmau.
Lynne’s narrative credits include the feature Cupid’s Prey (Joanna Pacula, Jack Wagner) by Daybreak Pacific (original screenplay); the TV movie Hope Ranch (Bruce Boxleitner, Lorenzo Lamas, Gail O’Grady) for Discovery Networks Animal Planet (hired to do page one re-write) and co-producer of the independent feature Cruel But Necessary, with writer/lead actress Wendel Meldrum and director Saul Rubinek. She also wrote, produced and directed the short films Le Chat est Mort starring Elizabeth Perkins, Ellipse (written and performed in French), and Mothers Be Good. Her directorial debut was the student short One Line, written by and starring Aram Rappaport.
Lynne’s early entertainment industry career began in development, first as a freelance reader for NBC, CAA and Stan Rogow Productions, then as Development Assistant at Stan Rogow Productions and Development Director for television director and producer Peter Werner’s company, A Joyful Noise Unlimited.
She is a member of Women in Media and a volunteer mentor with Young Storytellers Foundation.
Lynne’s Filmography on imdb.com.
Lynne is also a theatre director and produced playwright. More on Lynne’s theatre work. She has published short fiction in “Woman’s World” magazine as Kady Winter, and has been published and writes Young Adult fiction as Kady Ambrose.