Lynn Salt


Lynn Salt

Lynn produced & directed A Good Day to Die (2010), a feature documentary about American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks, with her partner David Mueller. The film won “Best Documentary” at the deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City and at Dreamspeakers Film Festival in Alberta, Canada. Lynn co-wrote and co-produced Beautiful Wave (2010) a coming of age feature film starring Aimee Teegarden and Lance Henriksen. Lynn is a member of the Directors Guild of America and has worked in the motion picture industry for more than 20 years.

As a screenwriter Lynn sold her original screenplay “The Haworth Bells”, based on the lives of the Bronte sisters (“Jane Eyre”, “Wuthering Heights”), to Disney Studios where she worked with writer-director-producers Charles Shyer and Nancy Meyer on script revisions. Lynn was then hired to analyze and develop screenplays for a writer-producer with projects at RKO, Lifetime Channel and Imagination Worldwide. She created and developed beat-sheets, sub-story breakdowns, scene revisions, character development and dialogue. She was hired to write the script for the First Americans in the Arts Awards Shows in Los Angeles 2005-2007.

Lynn Salt (Choctaw Nation) was a member of the American Indian Registry for the Performing Arts (AIRPA) in Los Angeles and worked with Executive Director, Bob Hicks (Creek Nation) writing monthly newsletters and teaching acting and interview techniques to help members obtain employment in the entertainment industry.

From 1988 to 1999 she was an assistant to the President of the Paul Kohner Agency where she analyzed screenplays and books and attended booksellers conventions and key film festivals (Sundance, Cannes, Telluride) to acquire rights to literary and film properties for agency representation. In 2001 Lynn developed a plan for an Ecology Film Festival at UC Davis to promote the work of prominent environmental scientists from around the world.

Lynn is based in Los Angeles with her partner David Mueller.

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