About Us

We're an independent film production company that has been making both documentaries and feature films for more than 20 years. Our mission is to create stories that enrich an understanding of the human experience.

Who is Ladylike films?

Linda Goldstein Knowlton (Producer/Director)

Linda Goldstein Knowlton is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, working in both documentary and scripted feature films, as well as in television. For her most recent film, Goldstein Knowlton directed and produced WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD, one of the six, one-hour documentaries for the Emmy-nominated PBS MAKERS: Women Who Make America series. Prior to that, she produced CODE BLACK, Best Documentary winner at LA Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival, and the basis for the new CBS one-hour drama of the same name. Previously she directed and produced SOMEWHERE BETWEEN, which won the Sundance Channel Audience Award at the Hot Docs Film Festival, and was released theatrically in over 80 cities across the US. The film was chosen as one of 10 films for the 2012 Sundance Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue program. For her directorial debut, Linda co-directed THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET, which debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in completion and aired nationally on PBS. Linda started her career producing feature films, including the award-winning WHALE RIDER and THE SHIPPING NEWS.

Katie Flint (Producer/Editor)

Katie Flint is an award winning feature-length documentary editor and producer. With her frequent collaborator, Linda Goldstein Knowlton, she co-produced and edited SOMEWHERE BETWEEN (2011) which profiled four girls adopted from China. The film won the Hot Docs Audience Award. She co-edited Dawn Porter's documentary film TRAPPED (2016), about the struggles of the clinic workers and lawyers who are on the front lines of a battle to keep abortion safe and legal for American women. The film premiered at Sundance and won the Special Jury Award for Social Impact Filmmaking. Other credits include SOUND OF REDEMPTION: THE FRANK MORGAN STORY, Jonathan Demme's JIMMY CARTER: MAN FROM PLAINS, STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME, THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET, PBS’ MAKERS: WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD, and Daryl Hannah's DHLOVELIFE webseries. Katie participated in multiple Sundance documentary labs and is passionate about using her filmmaking skills to advance the interests of those who lack a majority voice, including advocating for the environment and fighting climate change. She lives in Petaluma, CA with her family.


Martin Dillard