Chief Production Officer
Lanette Phillips is an American film & music video producer. During her career in music, Lanette has worked with such marquee acts as Aerosmith, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Elton John, Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Janet & Michael Jackson, Muse, Pharrell Williams, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rihanna, Usher Raymond and U2 among countless others.
Lanette got her start as a music journalist and collaborated with the author and manager of The Doors, Danny Sugerman, on two of his best-selling books. She then worked with drummer John Densmore on his autobiography, Riders on the Storm: My Life With Jim Morrison and the Doors, and teamed with Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and 60s icon Timothy Leary on the innovative web magazine, Teeth.
Lanette moved into music video production and worked closely with Propaganda Films co-founder Sigurjon Sighvatsson at Palomar Pictures, successfully starting and executive producing the company's music video division, featuring a roster of artists including The Black Eyed Peas, Moby, Weezer, Foo Fighters, Tom Petty and Faith Hill. While at Palomar, she fostered the careers of many prominent directors, including Marcos Siega and Joseph Kahn. Other artists Lanette has worked with include Beck, 50 Cent, Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Rage Against the Machine, Sonic Youth, Queens of the Stone Age, Victoria Justice and Wu-Tang Clan.
Lanette worked as executive producer at Neal Moritz's Original Film, home to director Larry Clark, and at A Band Apart, where she and Lawrence Bender launched a directors' management division, representing feature directors Quentin Tarantino, Darren Aronofsky, John Landis and Todd Solondz for music videos. She went on to form Lanette Phillips Management, representing directors including Jesse Dylan, and Keith Schofield. Lanette's feature credits included the documentary Buffalo Girls in 2012, and the indie drama Love Is the Drug in 2006. Both films were official selections of the Slamdance Film Festival. She served as executive producer throughout the decades on numerous projects, including the Tribute to Kurt Cobain MTV VMAs in 1994 and the Black Eyed Peas: Behind the Bridge to Elephunk in 2004.
Lanette was supervising producer and curator for the Stand Up To Cancer organization's Stand Up On-Demand fundraising campaign with Comcast in 2009. In 2011, she produced the short film, "Sabina," for the Clinton Foundation, which premiered at Bill Clinton's 65th birthday and Decade of Difference Concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Lanette also produced the Elizabeth Smart & Alicia Kozakiewicz public service announcement for "Not One More Child," which first aired on Good Morning America when Smart was interviewed by George Stephanopoulos.