Mynette Louie

Producer, Swallow

Mynette Louie is an Emmy-nominated, multiple Spirit Award-winning producer. Her credits include Heidi Ewing’s I Carry You With Me (Sundance 2020, Winner of NEXT Innovator and Audience Awards, Sony Pictures Classics), Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ Swallow (Tribeca 2019, IFC Films, 23 festival awards), Jennifer Fox’s The Tale (Sundance 2018, HBO, Emmy/Golden Globe/Spirit Award nominee), Karyn Kusama’s The Invitation (SXSW 2015, Drafthouse/Netflix), Martha Stephens’ & Aaron Katz’s Land Ho! (Sundance 2014, Sony Classics, Spirit Award Cassavetes winner), Tze Chun’s Children of Invention (Sundance 2009) and Andrew Bujalski’s Mutual Appreciation (SXSW 2006).

Mynette is on the Film Independent Board of Directors and serves as an advisor to the Sundance Institute, SXSW, Tribeca and IFP. She was named one of Business Insider‘s “12 Movie Producers at the Top of Their Game to Watch in 2020 and Beyond,” Ted Hope’s “21 Brave Thinkers of Truly Free Film,” and Indiewire‘s “100 Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter.” Mynette won the Piaget Producers Award at the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards and is a member of the diversity committee in the Producers branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A native New Yorker, Mynette graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard, where she studied Chinese literature and film.