Molly Thompson is Senior Vice President of Feature Films at A+E Networks. In 2005, she founded the network’s feature documentary production arm, A&E IndieFilms®, which is committed to developing the work of outstanding independent filmmakers. Under her leadership, the division has earned four Academy Award nomination – for Life, Animated, Cartel Land, Jesus Camp and Murderball – along with hundreds of other awards and nominations.
Thompson also serves as executive producer for documentaries produced under A+E’s History Films banner, including Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon (2015), The Unknown Known (2013), No Place on Earth (2012) and Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010). She has executive produced two narrative features for Lifetime Films—Eleanor Coppola’s Paris Can Wait, starring Diane Lane and Alec Baldwin, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, and Lila & Eve (2015), starring Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez.