Writer-director Katt Shea’s newest movie Rescued By Ruby is a #1 Netflix original that has received a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Alumni include: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Christina Applegate, Drew Barrymore.
Katt has been honored by retrospectives of five of her critically acclaimed films at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, The British Film Institute in London and various festivals throughout Europe. She also won the Silver Award for screenwriting at The Houston Film Festival and the Trailblazing Award for “inspiring a generation of young filmmakers”. Katt has been profiled on the front page of The New York Times Arts & Leisure section and in a special issue of US Magazine dedicated to the role of the director in filmmaking. Critics have compared her to Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and even Ingmar Bergman.
Katt’s first TV Movie for CBS, called Sharing The Secret, won the prestigious Peabody Award.
Airing on sweeps week, The Hollywood Reporter paid tribute: “Some first rate performances, along with Shea’s fine tuned direction create Sharing The Secret’s intelligent two hours.” Her next TV movie, Nora Roberts’ Sanctuary, is the first adaptation of a novel by the largest selling female author in history. It aired on CBS during February sweeps week. Variety said, “Director and co-screenwriter Katt Shea hits all the right beats, establishes the characters with depth and even invests the genre piece with some stylish dream sequences.” …Perhaps Peter Travers sums things up best when he says, “Why settle for a usual walk around the block when Shea offers a wild ride with the top down into un-chartered territory?” Katt is currently writing an Indie feature for production in 2023.