Kaitlyn Schwalje is an American director, producer, writer, and actor who has been working in the entertainment industry since 2006. She is originally from Los Angeles, California, and is best known for her work on the award-winning films, The Great Alone (2015), High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019), and Greenleaf (2016).
Schwalje attended the University of Southern California, where she studied film and television production. After graduating, she began her career in 2006, working as an assistant and production coordinator on various television shows, including The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Hannah Montana. She then moved on to directing for various television networks, including Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and ABC.
In 2015, Schwalje made her feature film debut with The Great Alone, a drama directed and written by herself. The film was a success and won several awards, including Best Feature Film at the Los Angeles Film Festival. After this, she worked as a director and executive producer for the Emmy-nominated series, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
In 2016, Schwalje directed a number of episodes of the popular drama series, Greenleaf, which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She also directed several episodes of the Netflix drama, Trinkets, which was released in 2020.
In addition to her directorial work, Schwalje is also an accomplished writer. She wrote the screenplay for the upcoming film, The Gloaming, which is set to star Alexander Skarsgard. She also wrote the screenplay for the upcoming drama, The Great Unknown, which is set to star Amy Adams.
Schwalje is passionate about creating stories that inspire and entertain. She is dedicated to creating meaningful and impactful content that resonates with audiences. As a director, she strives to create stories that are both entertaining and meaningful, and her work has been recognized both critically and commercially.
Schwalje is an inspiring filmmaker who is passionate about creating stories that tell meaningful and powerful stories. Her work has been praised for its creativity and artistry, and she has proven to be a talented director and writer.