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Landon Van Soest

Landon is an Emmy Award-winning director and a founder of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective. He strives to present social commentary in his work through rich characters and immersive narratives. 

Landon's feature documentary films have screened in festivals and theaters around the world, across most major streaming platforms, won nine awards for Best Documentary,' as well as several other recognitions for production and championing Human Rights. His latest film For Ahkeem, which he directed with Jeremy Levine, premiered at the 2017 Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals before being acquired by The Orchard and Amazon Prime. He also directed the critically acclaimed documentary Good Fortune, which broadcast in prime time on the PBS series POV with an estimated 2.4 million viewers, and Walking the Line, which broadcast nationally in six countries. He is currently directing Light Darkness Light, a hybrid documentary about a man learning to see with a bionic eye after 30 years of blindness.

Landon founded Transient Pictures with partner Jeremy Levine, a full-service production company in New York City with a mission of producing innovative, socially charged films. The company produces content for a range of brands and platforms including PBS, Sundance Channel, 23andMe, eBay, Toyota, Lincoln Center, United States Artists, and the Dramatists Guild.

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