Katherine Propper is an Austin-based filmmaker. Her short film Street Flame screened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and was an official selection at Aspen Shorts, Palm Springs Shorts, DC Shorts, and at the Young Creators Showcase at Urbanworld, amongst others. Her previous short film, Pentecost, won Special Jury Recognition at the Oak Cliff Film Festival and was featured on PBS by the series Texas Frame of Mind.
Born in Los Angeles and later studying Art History at Georgetown University, she has cultivated a love for visual storytelling, inspired by the Catholic imagination. Since moving to Texas for her MFA in Film Production, she has experimented with her creative process, learning from non-fiction filmmakers and experiences such as working as an editor for director Terrence Malick. She is in post-production on her thesis film Birds, for which she won the narrative student pitch competition at the New Orleans Film Festival and an Austin Film Society Grant.
Areas of focus: Narrative Production and Screenwriting