Linda Shayne

Linda Shayne

Linda Shayne graduated from UC Berkeley, worked in mental hospitals and has written articles about San Quentin Prison ex-offenders, before she became a writer and director in film and TV. Shayne has written movies for IMAGINE, SHOWTIME and DISNEY and directed for PARAMOUNT, NICKELODEON and WARNER BROS. Recently. Shayne wrote & directed a documentary about a Thai transwoman billionaire. American/Canadian, dual citizen, Linda Shayne created a dramedy TV series for QUINCY JONES and QDE, two animated TV series for WARNER BROS. and in 2022 Shayne created a dramedy TV series to film in Asia. Shayne is an award-winning writer director. Shayne won a Best Feature Screenplay award for her newest crime thriller at the FLORENCE FILM AWARDS in 2022, and she won Best Thriller award at HRIFF 2022, a Best Director award at the FREEDOM FESTIVAL in 2019 as well as a Top 10 Feature Screenplay Finalist at CINEQUEST 2020. Shayne developed a dramatic film for MUSE ENT. of Montreal and X-FILME of Germany and she wrote a romantic comedy for PATRIOT ENTERTAINMENT of Los Angeles. Shayne first directed a film starring Ned Beatty, Neil Patrick Harris, Thora Birch and Shelley Winters. PURPLE PEOPLE EATER garnered actress Thora Birch a Youth in Film Award. Shayne also directed UNDERCOVER KID release by WARNER BROS. and aired on HBO Family and she directed LITTLE GHOST for KUSHNER-LOCKE, released by PARAMOUNT. Shayne won a TELLY AWARD for her writing on the HARD HAT HARRY kids’ series and she recently wrote a children’s book that was illustrated by Emmy Award winning animator, Art Leonardi. Shayne wrote the English translation of Dord Krstic’s non-fiction book: “Mileva and Albert Einstein: Their Love and Scientific Collaboration” sold at the Einstein Museum House in Switzerland.
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    Directing
Screwballs
Screwballs
5.2
Humanoids from the Deep
Humanoids from the Deep
5.7
The Lost Empire
The Lost Empire
4.8
Lovely But Deadly
Lovely But Deadly
3.2
Out of Bounds
Out of Bounds
5.5
Munchie
Munchie
4.1
Leprechaun 3
Leprechaun 3
5.9
Munchie Strikes Back
Munchie Strikes Back
3.2
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
6
Not of This Earth
Not of This Earth
4.8
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn
0
Big Bad Mama II
Big Bad Mama II
4.7
Purple People Eater
Purple People Eater
4.9
Daddy's Boys
Daddy's Boys
2.5
Graduation Day
Graduation Day
5.2
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