DigMeVision Founder, Carolyn McDonald


Carolyn is the award-winning executive producer of HBO’s “America’s Dream”, the National Geographic documentary, “Bearing Light”, TNT’s “Buffalo Soldiers” + “Freedom Song”. She has scripted works for 20th Century Fox, Propaganda Films, actor/director Glynn Turman, and a number of indie producers. Carolyn directed & produced the short film P.N.O.K. featuring Danny Glover + Elle Fanning, the documentary “Design Your Neighborhood” funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as several documentaries for the Nashville Film Festival, and several music videos and short films. In 2012, she penned her memoir “INFLUENTIA: 50 Years on Earth as it is in Carolyn”; and in 2013, she published the first book of photographs from her ongoing project “Nouns in the Road, vol. 1”, and has had several exhibitions around the country. Beginning her career out of NYU in the marketing division of Warner Bros TV where she developed publicity campaigns for such films as “Chariots of Fire” + “Road Warrior” and the WB cartoon catalogue. Later she was a production executive at Cinecom Entertainment Group, and went on to become Danny Glover’s producing partner at Carrie Productions, and then Executive Producer of “Big Kenny” Alphin’s (Big & Rich) LoveEverybody.com. An alumnus of Judith Weston’s Actor/Director Lab, Carolyn studied acting with the legends Earle Hyman, Geraldine Page and Uta Hagen. Having garnered over three decades of expertise in a wide spectrum of roles in the film industry, she launched DigMeVision, a consulting service that helps content creators effectively enhance their entrepreneurial skills + tools. Most recently she conducted her “Reel Pitch” workshops at the Made in NY Media Center for IFP in DUMBO and Raw Space in Harlem. She has moderated panels and been a judge at the Nashville Film Festival, Film-Com and the International Black Film Festival of Nashville, and was part of a Master class in Marketing, Finance & Distribution at Women in Film’s ScriptDC. Carolyn also participated in the NYC Mayor's Office of Media + Entertainment's inaugural Podcasting Certificate Program at the Made in NY Media Center for IFP. And recently completed the adaptation of the historical drama Azusa Street Mission into a 5-part audio drama series for Thomas Nelson Books.