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Lynn has produced and worked with Oscar-winning talent, award winning directors, producers, writers, and technical crew.
With over 10 years of experience in producing high quality successful Feature Films, TV, and Live Events. She has expertise in the Creative Development from concept to release. Her forte is being an on site producer, managing the talent and production relations, in addition to keeping the production on schedule and in line with the budget.
Lynn Givens is a producer with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry creating high quality successful Feature Films, TV, and Live Events. Lynn’s talents excel in the area of Creative Development and her expertise gives her the ability to craft a successful production from concept to release.
Lynn began her career as a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. Her passion for dance and vision as an artist led her into producing many dance related projects for TV, Film, Video and Live Events. That same passion, creativity, and impeccable production skills have also given her the experience she needed to propel her into the arena of producing feature films. Over the past four years she has Produced and worked with Oscar-winning talent, award winning directors, producers, writers, and technical crews.
Released in theatres February 21, 2014, she Co-Produced, IN SECRET, on location in Serbia and Hungary, and starring Jessica Lange, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, and Oscar Issac which was written and directed by Charlie Stratton. Also released in theatres April 2013, Co-Produced the feature film DISCONNECT, starring Jason Bateman, Paula Patton, Alex Skarsgard, Hope Davis, Andrea Riseborough, and Max Thieriot with Director Henry Alex Rubin. In addition, she was Associate Producer on the hit film that opened January 2012 THE GREY, starring Liam Neeson. Also, opened November 2, 2012 another Associate Producer credit for THE DETAILS, starring Tobey Maguire, Laura Linney, Elizabeth Banks, Dennis Haysbert, Kerry Washington, and Ray Liotta.
An Oklahoma native, Lynn graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and then quickly moved to Los Angeles to pursue a life in the entertainment industry. After working as a professional dancer for many years, she translated her production skills work for live events and industrials, which included all elements of a live stage show. Lynn just recently returned from Producing a live event in Dubai. Among the highlights of her work, Lynn Co-Produced a highly acclaimed live special for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences titled TV MOVES! An evening highlighting pivotal moments of 60 years of dance in television which included appearances by Shirley MacLaine, Kenny Ortega, Toni Basil, Solid Gold Dancers, Dancing with the Stars dancers, and SYTYCD dancers, to name a few. Annually and presently, she produces the Tremaine Dance Conventions National Gala, which is a live award format with live musical numbers and celebrity honorees including Florence Henderson, Jamie King, Chita Rivera, Ann-Margret, Carrie Ann Inaba, Paula Abdul, Josh Bergasse, Zach Woodlee, Nigel Lythgoe, Liza Minelli, Christian Applegate, Ben Vereen, Dee Dee Wood and Mitzi Gaynor. She also produced the live Warner Bros.Gala Event and industrials for Nike, Adidas, and Sketchers and has cast dancers for the musical artist “PINK”, national commercials for GAP, Ipod Nano, and BODOG industrials.
Lynn has also produced work in a wide array of mediums. She has worked on taped and live television single and multi camera shoots. The television projects include producing the Motown Pre Game Show for Super Bowl XL with Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Joss Stone and John Legend. Twice she has produced the opening and closing ceremony live/televised show for the Mid East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She also produced a live television shoot for DVD release show/ franchise Paris by Night, and specials for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Video’s include the creating, choreographing and producing a children’s video Kool School and produced the Dancers Guide Video.
Lynn’s passion for performance, creative eye and savvy production skills have provided her with an array of opportunities to envision, create, and produce great entertainment.