Louise Linton

Entrepreneur & philanthropist

Apr 30, 2021

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Louise Linton is an actress, producer, director, and philanthropist. In 2012, she founded Stormchaser Films, a production company run by women, and dedicated to amplifying women’s voices.

Louise has enjoyed a successful acting career, starring in films such as ‘Cabin Fever’ and ‘Intruder.’ Her most recent film, ‘Me, You, Madness,’ was released this year, and showcases Louise in a starring role alongside Ed Westwick. ]

A passionate advocate for a wide range of causes, she launched The Louise Linton Charitable Fund in 2019, which supports the work of nonprofits, including the Pride Foundation and the Environmental Defense Fund.

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In this in-depth conversation, Louise takes us behind the scenes in Hollywood, opening up about the many ways in which film can be a cruel business – and how she discovered her comfort zone “behind the lens;” takes us along on the journey to creating her latest film – and how she managed to take it from script to screen in only a month; and shares her passion for animal welfare, imparts the importance of being a “conscious consumer,” and drops the details on her newest venture: a vegan high-heel line.

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