37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


Diane H. Naughton

Executive Producer, Fab’ Films

Diane Naughton is a 1983 graduate of the University of Virginia with a BA in Psychology. At UVA, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was active in Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She received her Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1986.

Combining her interests in health care, film and “filmanthropy”, Diane has produced short films for non-profits including the Arlington Free Clinic and the Medical Care for Children Partnership. She sits on the Board of both of these organizations as well. Most recently, she executive produced the PBS documentary “When My Time Comes” with co-producers Diane Rehm of NPR and Joe Fab, the VFF Guest Programmer she first met at the festival.

Ms. Naughton was also a partner in  Cavalier Films, where she worked on script development, casting, marketing and distribution strategy for Cavalier’s first feature, “Familiar Strangers,” on which she also served as Second Assistant Director during the 22-day shoot in Staunton, VA. She was also an investor/partner in ATO Pictures, producer of such films as “Joshua” and “Choke”.