Since 2012, David J. and Linda A. Cornfield have executive produced numerous documentary and short films including Chasing Coral, Chasing Ice, Inventing Tomorrow, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, and The Love Bugs. These films have garnered Peabody Awards, Emmy® Awards, an Alfred I DuPont-Columbia Award, and an Edward R Murrow Award.
David and Linda saw an opportunity to leverage the power of storytelling through film to create meaningful change in the world. With this in mind, they co-founded the 501(c4) Far Star Action Fund in 2018. This fund partners with filmmakers and organizations to advance solutions to the world’s challenges, focusing on Good Governance and Civil Society, The Climate Crisis and the Environment, and STEAM Education and Systems Thinking.
Linda A. Cornfield is a savvy media investor, passionate philanthropist, and engaged environmental advocate. Linda earned an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in Systems Analysis from Miami University (Ohio).
David J. Cornfield is a skilled systems design engineer, an accomplished venture capitalist, and a passionate philanthropist. He launched his career at Microsoft after graduating from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, with a degree in Systems Design Engineering. David is a board member of the Seattle International Film Festival.