Kristin Catalano received her MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA, where she earned the Jay Grossman Comedy Writing Award and the Larry Thor Memorial Award. Storytelling is Kristin’s passion, and although writing is her forte, she consistently takes on many roles in order to bring her vision to life. Her documentary CLARENCE landed a distribution deal after screening at numerous film festivals and winning multiple awards, including Best Documentary and Best Emerging Filmmaker. Additionally, she was the winner of the Milwaukee Film Pitch Competition and the Brico Forward Fund award for her animated film MALIGNANT PRACTICE. Other than creating, Kristin has been a judge for the Austin, Wisconsin, and Milwaukee Film Festivals. She is currently writing and shopping scripts.