Dangerous Person Productions//Katherine Elisabeth Clark
Katherine Elisabeth Clark (writer/director) earned her M.F.A. in Film Directing from Columbia College Chicago, her B.A. from UNC Asheville, and currently resides in Philadelphia. She is the co-founder of PopUp Anthology, a Trenton, NJ-based organization dedicated to supporting the voices of local, independent filmmakers. Her work touches the boundaries between myth and reality, and examines gender and representation in media.
Her short film BETA PERSEI was awarded the Directorial Discovery Award at the Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, Best Sci-Fi/Horror Short at Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, and nominated Best Short at Toronto's Female Eye Film Festival. Katherine has participated in Creative Lab Hawaii's Writer's Immersive Lab, a year-long development and mentorship program, with her feature screenplay POLOLIA.
Katherine is active in the Philadelphia region as an arts supporter and promoter. In addition to her work to support local filmmakers with PopUp Anthology, she has served as a judge twice at the Westfield International Film Festival, and has led panels on Social Issue Filmmaking at Trenton Film Festival.
Since 2017, she has worked with Theatre Philadelphia, a marketing and leadership organization supporting theatre across the Philadelphia region, putting on the annual Philly Theatre Week (highlighting over 80 theatre companies and artists and 250 performances in a 10-day period) and the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre Ceremony and Celebration, re-granting over $100,000 to individual artists and companies.
In addition to writing and directing, Katherine has worked in the art department on numerous shorts & features including the SXSW feature premier, Uncle John.
Ways to Look at the Moon is her latest short film.