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

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


Julie Lynn

Producer, Mockingbird Pictures LLC

Julie Lynn formed Mockingbird Pictures in the summer of 1999, with Bonnie Curtis joining in 2011. Mockingbird is currently in post-production on Heart of Stone for Skydance Media and Netflix. Recent Mockingbird releases include its first animated film, My Father’s Dragon, with Cartoon Saloon and Netflix, as well as its 10th project with Rodrigo Garcia: Raymond & Ray for Apple. Previous Mockingbird films include Albert Nobbs, Wakefield, 5 to 7, To the Bone, Mother and Child, Last Days in the Desert, Terminator: Dark Fate, Face of Love, Life, The Jane Austen Book Club, and Nine Lives. Mockingbird Pictures have played at festivals including Toronto, Sundance, Telluride, AFI, SXSW, Tribeca, LAFF, Deauville (Grand Prize), San Sebastian (Closing Night) and Locarno (Grand Prize), and have been nominated for multiple Independent Spirit Awards, as well as Oscars. As time allows, Ms. Lynn serves as a story consultant for Pixar Animation Studios.

Ms. Lynn started in Hollywood as a Creative Executive for producer Mark Johnson. Before moving to Los Angeles, she practiced law at the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression in Charlottesville, Virginia. She received her JD from the University of Virginia’s law school and a BA from its college. Ms. Lynn serves on the board of the Virginia Film Festival, the LA Advisory Committee for Americares, and is active within both the PGA and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.