Lara Stolman is an award-winning documentary film and television producer, director and writer. Her work has appeared in theaters, on Netflix, PBS, NBC, MSNBC, AMC, VH-1 and The New York Times’ website. She spent five years producing for NBC News, specializing in long-form programming including episodes of MSNBC Investigates, Headliners & Legends and news specials.
Her most recent project, the critically acclaimed feature documentary Swim Team, screened at over 50 international film festivals, won over 10 awards, debuted on PBS’ POV and can now be seen on Netflix. Lara also worked in development at HBO and MTV, has guest lectured on documentary production at NYU, served as a juror for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards and writes for the Huffington Post. She has a BA in Political Science from Columbia College of Columbia University and JD from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.