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Carolyn McDonald

Carolyn McDonald

Author, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Port Chester, New York

Member Since:
December 2012
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About Carolyn

Carolyn is the award-winning executive producer of HBO’s “America’s Dream”, the National Geographic documentary, “Bearing Light”, TNT’s “Buffalo Soldiers” + “Freedom Song”. Beginning her career out of NYU in the marketing division of Warner Bros TV, Carolyn was a production executive at Cinecom Entertainment Group, and executive vice president of Danny Glover’s Carrie Productions. She has scripted works for 20th Century Fox and a variety of indie producers. Carolyn directed & produced the short film P.N.O.K. featuring Danny Glover + Elle Fanning, the documentary “Design Your Neighborhood”, and an array of music videos, short films, and corporate films for Nissan, the Nashville Civic Design Center and ‘Big Kenny’s’ An alumni of Judith Weston’s Actor/Director Lab, Carolyn studied acting with the late Geraldine Page and Uta Hagen. Carolyn also wrote a memoir, INFLUENTIA, and a book of her photographs, NOUNS IN THE ROAD, vol 1. She is presently working on a variety of projects including her first feature, a romantic dramedy EVERGLOW, 5 EAST BROADWAY, a coming of age film based on her own life; and several series. More to come...


  • Finally Here

    Finally Here (2015)
    Film (short) by Nashville Film Festival Director

  • Design Your Neighborhood

    Design Your Neighborhood (2011)
    Documentary by Nashville Civic Design Center Director, Producer

  • Who's Real

    Who's Real (2009)
    Film (short) by Nashville Film Festival Director, Producer

  • P. N. O. K.

    P. N. O. K. (2005)
    Film (short) by Indie Director, Exec. Producer

  • Freedom Song

    Freedom Song (2000)
    Television by TNT Executive Producer

  • Buffalo Soldiers

    Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
    Television by TNT Co-Producer

  • America's Dream

    America's Dream (1996)
    Television by HBO Executive Producer


  • NAACP Image Award, Best Made for TV Film, "America's Dream" HBO


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