Lance Doty

Lance Doty is an award-winning director, producer and writer who has been widely praised for his versatile style of filmmaking. With a background in television, advertising, music videos and feature films, Lance works across a variety of mediums.


His feature film, the western SHOOT FIRST AND PRAY YOU LIVE took the Independent Spirit award at the Santa Fe Film Festival before being acquired and distributed by Lionsgate. The film stars James Russo (Django Unchained), Jim Gaffigan (Chappaquiddick), Jeff Hephner (Interstellar), Chris Browning (Bright), and John Doman (You Were Never Really Here). His work on the film also garnered a nomination for Heineken’s prestigious Red Star Award for Independent Filmmaking.


Lance currently resides in NYC and is a co-owner of Homestead, a production, editorial, and independent film company. A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Lance attended James Madison University while on a football scholarship and has a really bad knee to prove it.

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