Name: Catherine Wilkins Graduation Year: 2020 Feature Track or TV Track: TV Contact Email: email@example.com
Short Bio: Cat Wilkins is a screenwriter based in Los Angeles, but she's a true Southern girl at heart. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, she took an interest in storytelling very early on. She studied broadcast journalism at the University of Missouri, graduating cum laude in 2015. After graduation, Cat began working as a television producer at a local news station in Jacksonville, FL. From the 2016 presidential election to Hurricane Irma, Cat covered a variety of stories during her time in the Sunshine State. Ultimately, working in the newsroom was the push she needed to finally pursue her dream career as a screenwriter. In 2018, she entered the MFA Screenwriting Program at the University of California, Los Angeles to learn more about her craft. She's written several television pilots and feature screenplays during her time at UCLA.
Artist Statement: Despite tackling some heavy topics in my writing, I'm acutely aware that film and television can be an escape from the harsh realities of the world. My goal is to deliver impactful stories with just the right amount of levity. After all, laughter is the best medicine.
Logline #1: COVER-UP - One Hour Pilot - A determined television journalist manipulates an investigation into a murder she committed in order to advance her career.
Logline #2: TWO FACED - Feature - A high school senior attempts to get her principal fired after discovering a blackface photo, but she quickly learns he won't go down without a fight.
Logline #3: HIDE AND DON'T SEEK - Half-Hour Pilot - After a series of unfortunate events, a woman is delighted with her new life in witness protection — until an unexpected visit from her cousin threatens to turn her perfect world upside down.
Name three movies or TV shows that inspire you: TV Shows: Psych, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Films: Knives Out