President & Founder


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Diane McArter is the Founder and President of Furlined, a production company based in Los Angeles, New York, and London.

Furlined represents a diverse group of directors whose acclaimed work has earned the company recognition as one of Creativity Magazine’s Top Production Companies each year since its inception.

Certified as a minority-owned business, Furlined demonstrates a deep commitment to groundbreaking collaborations and communications that inspire meaningful social change. A recent film for Donate Life, The World’s Biggest Asshole, out of The Martin Agency and directed by Speck and Gordon, garnered over 60 million views in the first two weeks. The campaign increased millennial male organ donation registration by 30%. Other clients include Samsung, GEICO, Coca-Cola, Audi and Playstation. Furlined’s directors have garnered awards from Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, AICP, Ciclope, ANDY, CLIO, Emmys, Art Director’s Club, Effie and Webbys.

Throughout Diane’s tenure in the industry she has judged some of the most prestigious international advertising award shows, including Cannes Lions, The AICP Show, Ciclope, Clios, ANDY and UKMVA. Diane also held a seat on the Board of Governors of the AICP Show.

Diane co-founded ManifestWorks in 2014, a non-profit organization that utilizes the resources of the advertising and film industry to provide mentorship and job skills training to former foster-care and justice system involved youth – creating opportunities to build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.