Dan Lin is a highly acclaimed Hollywood producer, known for his exceptional work on popular movies like The Lego Movie, Sherlock Holmes, and Stephen King's It. With over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry, Dan is a widely respected figure in the world of cinema. Currently, he is the President of Lin Pictures, where he leads several new and noteworthy projects.
Dan's journey into the film industry began after completing his education in economics and urban studies at the prestigious Harvard University. After graduation, Dan moved to Los Angeles and started as an assistant to the popular TV producer, Michael Phillips. Dan's dedication and passion for the art of movie-making quickly earned him accolades, and he soon became an executive vice president at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Over the years, Dan has worked on several iconic movies, including the Academy Award-winning film, The Departed. In 2008, he founded Lin Pictures, an independent production house that has produced many successful projects. Dan has also been a vocal proponent of increasing diversity and inclusivity in Hollywood, and he has actively supported various initiatives to bring more underrepresented communities into the entertainment business.
In addition to his professional ventures, Dan is also a member of several organizations, including the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America, and the Board of Directors at Time Warner. Dan's exceptional business acumen, passion for cinema, and commitment to diversity have made him a highly respected and sought-after personality in the entertainment industry.