Diane McArter is managing director and owner of Furlined, a production company based in Los Angeles, New York and London. Furlined represents an elite roster of creative talent that has been recognized for award-winning work for brands and audiences around the globe. Diane is a true ‘giver’ and a fierce friend and supporter of The Academi of Life.
Known for her creative eye, business acumen and strong leadership, Diane has risen to be one of the most respected and trusted voices in the industry. She is the former President of Ridley Scott Company. She sits on the Board of Governors of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) Show, an annual event produced in tandem with the Museum of Modern Art, and is a member of AICP Next committee.
Diane spearheads the company’s social responsibility efforts, part of the company’s mission ‘to do work that does good.’ Furlined is committed to ideas that have the power to transform and to creating content that illuminates issues of social concern, whether through public service campaigns, short films or documentaries.
Diane has two grown children and divides her time between New York and Los Angeles, with many stops in between to her hometown of Toronto.