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Award winning director, actor and screenwriter. Directed the Indie thriller, 'How We Got Away With It.' Released May 2014 by Devolver Films.

"There’s a leanness to the narrative...an assured visual style and keen attention to what’s unspoken keep the mystery percolating. The movie...is a promising feature directing debut for Lindstrom.
The Hollywood Reporter

"...immediately impressive...a director who clearly understands visual possibilities. 'How We Got Away With It' shows great directorial promise, and we hope to see more of Lindstrom's work."
Film Journal

"It’s in the way that the film’s indefinite sympathies and narrative obliqueness recall Hitchcock and Haneke, respectively. It’s the sudden manner in which the film’s deliberateness and understatement give way to sickening brutality in the third act, such that it seems like a chilling plunge into gangster or horror cinema."
Andrew Wyatt, Gateway Cinephile, St. Louis Magazine

Currently attached to direct the Teen Horror/Thriller "The Invisible Fifth." Creator, co-screenwriter and co-executive producer on the 2007 HBO/Time Warner feature, 'The Hard Easy,' starring Vera Farmiga, Bruce Dern and Peter Weller. In 2011-2012, three of his short films, DISCEDO, A CHANCE ENCOUNTER and THE MIDDLE OF THE STORY were official selections in multiple respected film festivals, including the Big Apple, Macon (MaGa) and New York Hell’s Kitchen festivals.

Emmy nominated actor with 25+ years experience. Recent award winning films as an actor: Co-starring with Wendie Malick in WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, (Official Selection- 2011 Hollywood and Flickers: Rhode Island film festivals, Opening Night Selection/Festival Favorite- 2010 Philadelphia QFest plus 2011 festivals in Miami, San Diego, North Carolina and Bremen, Germany), THE SACRIFICE (Winner Best Ensemble Cast- 2009 Monaco International Film Festival), THE DOUBLE BORN (Winner Best Feature/Thriller- 2008 Bare Bones Film Festival).

Best known as an actor, He began his professional directing career while under contract to ABC's PORT CHARLES, and became the first actor in the history of ABC Daytime to be awarded a directing deal. He went on to direct for ALL MY CHILDREN, ONE LIFE TO LIVE and CBS's AS THE WORLD TURNS.

His extensive background has led him to work alongside Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Bernadette Peters, Mark Harmon, John Larroquette, Halle Berry, Leslie Hope and Diane Lane, among many others. In 2010 he was honored with an Emmy nomination for Leading Actor in a Drama Series. The respected directors he has worked with include Russell Mulcahy, Martha Coolidge, Gary David Goldberg, Tony Randel, Duwayne Dunham, Karen Arthur and Burt Kennedy, to name a few.

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  1. Cady McClain
  2. kestrin pantera
  3. Zachary Eglinton
  4. Devolver Digital Films
  5. Lena Bubenechik
  6. Sonoma International Film Fest
  7. Sonoma International Film Fest