Award-winning producer, writer, filmmaker, Carolyn McDonald executive produced and directed P.N.O.K., a film featuring Irma P. Hall, Danny Glover, Robert Ri’chard and Elle Fanning. As partner of Danny Glover at Carrie Productions, she executive produced the Emmy-nominated TNT civil rights saga, FREEDOM SONG, the critically acclaimed TNT Western BUFFALO SOLDIERS and the landmark HBO trilogy AMERICA’S DREAM, winner of 4 Cable Aces and an NAACP Image Award for Best Made-for-TV Movie. She recently directed and produced the documentary, DESIGN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD for the Nashville Civic Design Center, and has produced and directed four documentaries for the Nashville Film Festival's Youth Outreach Film Project. Carolyn's NOUNS IN THE ROAD collection has been exhibited in galleries around the country. Her 'colorful memoir in essays,' entitled INFLUENTIA is available as an ebook on Smashwords and in paperback on Amazon.