Kevin Lincoln

Kevin Lincoln is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and creative consultant.

He is co-executive producer of UFO, a four-episode documentary series for Showtime from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot; CAT PEOPLE, a six-episode documentary series for Netflix created by Oscar-winning producer Glen Zipper; and THE BOND, a four-episode documentary series for Discovery+ from Robert Downey, Jr. and Susan Downey's Team Downey. Further credits include consulting producer on CHOWCHILLA, from CNN Films and Max; producing FOUR SEASONS TOTAL DOCUMENTARY, an inside look at the Four Seasons Total Landscaping press conference that was released by MSNBC Films; and co-writing LET THERE BE DRUMS, which was distributed by Greenwich Entertainment.

He also serves as a consultant throughout the documentary filmmaking process, with extensive experience in development, production, and post-production. Previous clients include Concordia Studio, A24, and IPC.

As a journalist, he was a senior editor at New York Magazine, and he has written for the New York Times Magazine, GQ, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and many other publications.

Additionally, he works as a ghostwriter and freelance editor, a speechwriter for top state and private universities, and in branded video and editorial for clients ranging from venture-capital funds and creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies.

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Over the last ten years, I’ve written hundreds of stories for many different publications, ranging from longform journalism to profiles and interviews to critical essays. Here are a few of my favorites.

The New York Times Magazine:
Letter of Recommendation — Crying at Movies
The Death of the Bargain Bin
Casey Affleck Should Be More Famous
Desapericidos Makes the Perfect Protest Music (Again)

Scott Disick is Finally Comfortable

New York Magazine:
Paul Schrader Comes to Jesus

The Ringer:
AI Taught Itself to Be the Best Chess Player in the World — So, Uh, What’s Next?

Hollywood’s New Golden Age (on the Hollywood retirement home run by the Motion Picture & Television Fund)
I Want My ChessTV

The Outline:
The Stories We Tell at the End of the World

Alex Garland Is Not God