Caroline Kaplan is an award-winning, independent producer based in New York. Recent films include Time out of Mind, written and directed by Oren Moverman, starring Richard Gere, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and New York Film Festival, and is in current release from IFC Films; Letters to Juliet, directed by Gary Winick and starring Amanda Seyfried and Vanessa Redgrave, for Summit Entertainment; Another Happy Day, directed by Sam Levinson, starring Ellen Barkin and Ellen Burstyn; and X/Y, directed by Ryan Piers Williams, starring America Ferrera and Melonie Diaz. Upcoming projects include an adaptation of the novel The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, by Jennifer Smith, written and to be directed by Dustin Lance Black, starring Hailee Steinfeld; and On The Seventh Day, written and to be directed by Jim McKay.
She is also the Head of Creative Initiatives at Cinereach, an independent film foundation that supports films and filmmakers as well as produces films, including their breakout project Beasts of the Southern Wild. Prior to that Caroline was the head of Production and Acquisitions at IFC Entertainment. She was also a founding partner of InDigEnt, the pioneering digital production company. Her film credits at IFC include: Boys Don’t Cry, Our Song, Spring Forward, Mr. Death, Waking Life, Monsoon Wedding, Tadpole, Pieces of April, Personal Velocity, Casa de los Babys, Ballad of Jack and Rose, and Me and You and Everyone We Know. Prior to IFC Entertainment, she was the Senior Vice President of Original Programming for the Independent Film Channel and the Bravo Channel as well as a founder of the IFC.
Her television credits include: Errol Morris’ First Person, Inside the Actors Studio, A Decade Under the Influence, Dinner for Five, Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz, A Brief History of Errol Morris, Donald Cammell: Ultimate Performance, American Nightmare, The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera and Werner Herzog’s My Best Friend.
Her films and television programs have garnered Oscars, Emmys, Peabodys and other awards. She began her career in the documentary division of Home Box Office.