Episode 124. Gill Holland – Film Producer & The Green Building Developer
Gill Holland’s curiosity has led to careers as an independent film producer, building developer, and former lawyer.
Gill is changing the landscape of Louisville’s East Market District. He coined the term Nulu for the formerly economically depressed area, turning it into a thriving and sustainable arts district. This is where he opened the Green Building, certified LEED Platinum, which is recognized as the greenest commercial building in Kentucky.
Gill is also the founder of the group Entertainment LLC, which includes a film production company, talent management division, music company, and art gallery. He has produced more than 70 feature films, including “Hurricane Streets,” the first film to win three Sundance Film Festival awards.
Gill founded sonaBLAST! Records featuring CDs made from recycled plastics with cardboard cases. He has also authored two fundraising books for children and serves on many local cultural boards. Louisville magazine named Gill Holland the 2009 Person of the Year.