Katherine Elisabeth Clark (writer/director) resides in Philadelphia, PA. Her short films have screened at Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (Directorial Discovery Award), Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival (Best Sci-Fi/Horror Short), Female Eye Film Festival (nominated Best Short), Another Hole in the Head, Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival, and New York City Horror Film Festival, among others. Katherine has been a fellow in Creative Lab Hawaii's year-long Writers Immersive Program.
Katherine also works to increase visibility in local and regional arts. She is the co-founder of PopUp Anthology, a Trenton, NJ-based organization dedicated to supporting the voices of local, independent filmmakers. With PopUp, she has organized and curated screenings to feature dozens of regional filmmakers, and has partnered with local organizations such as Artworks Trenton, Trenton Film Society, Pennsylvania Center for Photography, Acme Screening Room, Hopewell Theater, in addition to Full Spectrum Features in Chicago.
She has twice served as a judge at the Westfield International Film Festival, and has led panels on Social Issue Filmmaking at Trenton Film Festival. She has also been involved with the Chicago International Children's Film Festival and Facets Multimedia.
Since 2017, she has worked at Theatre Philadelphia to organize and promote the annual Philly Theatre Week, highlighting over 80 theatre companies and 300 performances in a 10-day period, in addition to the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre Ceremony and Celebration, re-granting over $100,000 to individual artists and companies.
Her work explores the internal journeys of characters, and touches the boundaries between fantasy, myth, imagination, and reality.
Katherine earned her M.F.A. in Film Directing from Columbia College Chicago, and her B.A. from UNC Asheville. She has also attended Masaryk University to conduct research on the Czechoslovak New Wave. She is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Her latest short film is Ways to Look at the Moon.
Official Selection
Ways to Look at the Moon
Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival
2019
Official Selection
Ways to Look at the Moon
Media Film Festival
2019
Official Selection
Ways to Look at the Moon
Maryland International Film Festival
2019
Official Selection
Ways to Look at the Moon
Trenton Film Festival
2019
Best Sci-Fi/Horror
Beta Persei
Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival
Jim Thorpe, PA
2018
Official Selection
Beta Persei
Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival
Philadelphia, PA
2017
Official Selection
Beta Persei
Newtown Theatre
Newtown, PA
2017
Nominated Best Short
Beta Persei
Female Eye Film Festival
Toronto, ON
2017
Official Selection
Beta Persei
Philly Film Showcase
Philadelphia, PA
2017
Official Selection
Beta Persei
Brightside Tavern Film Festival
Jersey City, NJ
2016
Official Selection
Beta Persei
New York City Horror Film Festival
New York City, NY
2016
Official Selection
Beta Persei
Another Hole in the Head
San Francisco, CA
2016
Directorial Discovery Award
Beta Persei
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
Providence, RI
2016
College
UNC Asheville
Major in Communications, Major in Literature; Minor in Studio Art
College
Columbia College Chicago
MFA in Film Directing
Birth City
Charlotte, North Carolina
Current City
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender
Female