Linda McDonough is transitioning from her role as OddLot evp of production and development into that of full-time producer and has signed a producing deal with the company.
McDonough, who worked for 10 years at the company, will continue as a producer on OddLot’s upcoming Ender’s Game, set to open through Summit on Nov 1 in the US, and several other projects in the works.
“After working with Linda for over a decade I am so happy for her that she is following her passion,” said OddLot owner Gigi Pritzker. “She has fantastic taste in material and a unique talent for working with filmmakers which has had a major impact on our company. I expect great things from her as a producer.”
“Linda has been very valuable for OddLot, having done many great things in helping to build a solid foundation for our feature film activities and for that we will always be grateful,” added OddLot co-presidents Michael Nathanson and Bill Lischak.
“I’m honoured to continue what has been such a fruitful creative relationship for a decade with Gigi, and thrilled that OddLot has ramped up its feature production to four-five films per year under Michael and Bill’s expertise,” said McDonough. “It’s a dynamic time to be in business with OddLot Entertainment.”
During her tenure McDonough oversaw Rabbit Hole and served as executive producer on Drive, producer on From Prada To Nada and associate producer on Green Street Hooligans.
Prior to OddLot she served four years as vp of development at Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen’s company Flower Films and before that held positions at 1013 Productions and 20th Century Fox Television.