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Lucy Barzun Donnelly
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Lucy Barzun Donnelly

Lucy Barzun Donnelly founded Locomotive in 2007, and since then has produced four films under that banner as well as building a slate of film and TV for the future. Her producing career began with Oscar and Independent Spirit nominee Pieces of April, jointly produced with Peter Hedges (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape) and John Lyons (Boogie Nights) and starring Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson and Oliver Platt. Pieces of April premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Next, Donnelly teamed up with writer-director Martin Hynes to develop and produce The Go-Getter. Starring Zooey Deschanel and Jena Malone, the movie premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and went on to a theatrical release garnering critical acclaim from The New York Times and New York Magazine and launching M. Ward and Ms. Deschanel´s band, SHE & HIM. Donnelly subsequently developed and produced Grey Gardens, starring Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore. Released on HBO in 2009 to widespread critical acclaim, Grey Gardens won two Golden Globes, six Emmys and Critics' Choice, SAG and Producers Guild awards. Most recently, Donnelly served as Executive Producer of Friends with Kids, which sold at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, and as Producer on two other independent films, A Bag of Hammers, starring Rebecca Hall and Amanda Seyfried and That´s What She Said, a comedy starring Anne Heche.