Katherine Fitzgerald

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Katherine Fitzgerald is an Ottawa based award winning filmmaker, and Gemini and DGC award winning sound editor. Katherine has directed five short films – most recently Bread & Kisses (2010) – her first film as writer/director, which was awarded a Grand Remi at WorldFest Houston for Best Student Film. Her films have screened and sold internationally. A graduate of the 2008 Women In the Director’s Chair workshop, she received the Centennial College @Wallace Studios WIDC Alumnae Award (2008). Her feature, The Lockmaster, received development funding from the Corus Made with Pay Fund (2009). Also a sound editing teacher, Katherine’s institutions of note include Concordia and McGill Universities, Humber College, and the Directors Guild of Canada. Katherine is a recent graduate of the Advanced Television and Film Program at Sheridan College (2010), and a recent participant in ENGAGE Plus (2011) – an international screenwriting and producing workshop where she developed her feature script Scalpel. Katherine is presently working towards her MA in Film at Staffordshire University/Raindance.