Lucy Webb

Producer, writer, actress and comedienne Lucy Webb has been a supporter of women and independent filmmakers for over 30 years.  A native of Tennessee, Webb’s career has encompassed feature films, television and the New York stage.  Her production company, Calm Down Productions, Inc., was founded in 1991 and has produced projects for HBO, Warner Bros. Television, CBS, FX, and NBC. 

Webb started her career as an actress and stand-up comedienne and appeared in numerous comedy television shows most notably HBO’s Not Necessarily The News.  Webb went on to win 5 Cable Ace Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, before redirecting her career into production and development, and shingled her prod at Warner Bros. Television.

In 1997, Webb joined the non-profit Women In Film where she served on the Executive Board and became Vice President of Special Events. Webb produced numerous events including five Crystal + Lucy Award shows. The event honored world-class women in entertainment including Kathleen Kennedy, Sandra Bullock, Shonda RhimesUta Briesewitz and Lauren Shuler DonnerAs co-chair of the Independent Film Series, Webb curated a wide range of films including, two Oscar nominated films, Last Day of Freedom, and Facing Fear which won Academy Award® nominations for Best Documentary Short. 

Women In Film In Park City, one of the Sundance Film Festival’s most popular events, was originated by Webb and she produced the event for 10 years. In 2007, WIF became an official Associate of the Sundance Film Festival, largely attributed to Webb’s commitment and passion. Webb supported female directed films AWOLL Train, and Volta with film grants. 

An avid supporter of documentary filmmaking Webb moderates many industry discussions for filmmakers throughout the year. She currently sits on the 2017 Board of Directors for Women In Film and holds the position of Vice President of GreenLight Women.