Actress, Producer, and Philanthropist.
Taylor Re Lynn is a native to New York that grew up surrounded by a family of talented artists, which helped to foster her passion for the arts. She began performing at a young age in church, then subsequently in college and to the present.
A mezzo-soprano, her music studies took place in the US and abroad with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). Her acting experience encompasses both theatre and film projects in New York and internationally. She is a graduate of the New York Film Academy. As a producer, she has produced independent short films, documentary and feature films. Most notable features include 'Little Wing' which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the 2016 Golden Globe nominated film 'The Fencer'. The Fencer was also winner of the prestigious Bernhard Wicki prize at the 2015 Munich International Film Festival. Most recently her project
'Love Gilda' opened Tribeca Film Festival 2018, and is nominated for 2 Emmy's awards (Sept 2019).. Additionally, ' The Shepherd' film will have its World Premiere at the SCIFF August 2019.
As a philanthropist, Taylor has supported numerous international charities including those that foster breast cancer awareness, HIV eradication, and those providing support services for women and children in underprivileged communities. Taylor is passionate about helping others and using her global platform to inspire and make a difference in the lives of others.
Taylor Re is currently producing several films in pre-production and production phase.
Unique traits: A good listener, communicator, and global citizen.
Film by Laszlo Illes (Drama and History) Executive Producer Update: Best Script and Actress at Scandinavian International Film Festival August 2019. It is a historical drama taking place in Hungarian territory occupied by the Nazi’s in 1944. The film’s essence tackles ordinary people risking all to do right. The film is a tribute to everyday unsung heroes and their selfless sacrifices for mankind, as their character did not allow passivity in the midst of terror. There is still a need today for unsung heroes to risk all for a greater good or something bigger than themselves.
Film by Lisa D'Apolito (Documentary) Producer Update (July 2019): Love Gilda has been nominated for 2 Emmy's for 2019. Update: 'Love Gilda' opened Tribeca Film Festival 2018 and premiered on CNN globally Jan 2019. The journey of an inspirational performer who rose to fame as a ground-breaking comedienne in the original cast of Saturday Night Live, but found her true humor and strength in her battle with cancer. The name Gilda Radner may put a smile on the faces of people who remember watching Gilda as one of the iconic cast members who created and portrayed characters such as: Rosanne Rosanadana, Emily Litella and Baba Wawa. Narrated in her own voice, Gilda's personal story of fame, love , acceptance and mortality unfolds using never before seen footage from her own video diaries, personal audio tapes, home movies, letter and archival footage. LOVE Gilda inspires us all to think about how, even when facing our darkest moments, we still have the choice to enjoy the comedy of life.
Tyttö nimeltä Varpu
Film (Drama) Producer Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up. Varpu lives with her mother and has never met her father. One night Varpu has enough of her riding buddies and her mother. She steals a car and drives up north in search of her father, of whom she only knows the name. But her father is not exactly what she had expected. Meeting him trigger something in Varpu and Siru's life, making them realize their role in each other's lives, and in the world.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Disheveled is told through visuals in the minds of the two leading characters as they have a present-day conversation about past events.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer After the sudden death of her mother, Clara is forced to re-examine her strained relationship with her own daughter, Sloane.
Film (Drama, Sport and History) Producer Update: The Fencer was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film for the 73rd Golden Globes. Fleeing from the Russian secret police because of his controversial past, a young Estonian fencer named Endel is forced to return to his homeland, where he begins to train a group of young children in the art of fencing. The past however catches up with him and Endel has to choose between letting his students down or putting his life in danger. The movie is partially based on the real life story of an Estonian fencer Endel Nelis (1925-1993). Written by Mattias Aabmets
'The Fencer' Bernhard Wicki prize at the 2015 Munich International Film Festival