Lynda Karr’s love of film began with her high school job ushering at a movie theater in Miami, where she spent hours marveling at now-classic films like Midnight Cowboy, Easy Rider and A Clockwork Orange.
At the suggestion of Movie Smackdown Editor Eric Estrin, Lynda headed to Hollywood in the 1980s, looking for her big break in the entertainment industry. Her first stop was in the art department at CBS-TV, and then she moved on to art direct Emmy® Magazine.
Lynda served as creative director of Media Home Entertainment, a company known for its video distribution of New Line’s A Nightmare on Elm Street series, as well as other horror and action titles. The highlight of that position was spending a fascinating week in Las Vegas with “Freddy” (Robert Englund) and make-up artist extraordinaire Rick Baker at a video trade show.
She worked for several entertainment design agencies before starting her own design firm, Lynda Karr Design. Clients have included Paramount, Universal, Sony, MGM, Lions Gate, and Lakeshore Entertainment. By far the most interesting and challenging client, however, has been B-movie master Roger Corman.
Lynda lives in Playa Del Rey, California with her husband, daughter and dog. Her daughter hopes for a career in entertainment, as well.