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Killer Surf: Surf, Drive, Stay Alive!

When two free-spirited surfers drive across America to win a life-changing competition, they must battle an obsessive psychopath in order to save the world they love.

  • Catherine B Owens
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Writer Biography - Catherine B Owens

Catherine Owens is an award-winning filmmaker who hopes to one day direct and produce KILLER SURF and its sequels.

Although she feels she will always be a beginner surfer, she is excited to return to the waves one day and to share the stoke with her own surfbirds, her two young daughters, Alexandria and Veronica.

Catherine Owens graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from the prestigious University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and is an alumni of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

In addition to winning Best Horror Screenplay at the Silicon Beach Film Festival, KILLER SURF has been recognized by the LA Independent Women Film Awards, the Miami Indie Film Awards, the Boobs & Blood International Film Festival for breast cancer awareness, selected by the INFLUX Film Awards, WRPN Women's International Film Festival and won the Silver Laurels at the Depth of Field International Film Festival.

Catherine was voted Top Ten Fresh Director by Shorts International for her original short film Surf Detroit, which also won Best Film in the Detroit-Windsor Film Festival, as well as the Best of Michigan Award by the Michigan Film Commission.

While in the USC School of Cinematic Arts graduate program, she was nominated for the DGA Best Student Director and the Student Emmy Awards. She won several scholarships and various accolades from USC for Directing, such as the peer-selected Vagabond Project and other advanced directing opportunities.

Cathy currently is working on a planned series of Killer Sports fun-filled, horror films in between the real life challenges of being a stay-at-home mom of two active young children during a pandemic.

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