Katharine English is an award-winning film director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known for her feature films, "The Intervention," "The Long Road Home," and "The Lovebirds," as well as her documentary, "I Am Jane Doe."
English was born in New York City and attended the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. After graduating, she started her career as an assistant editor on the feature film, "The Devil Wears Prada." She then worked as a producer on the short film, "The Mill," which won an Academy Award.
English then moved into directing, starting with the short film, "Missing." She followed this up with the feature film, "The Intervention," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and earned her critical acclaim. The film was also nominated for multiple awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival and the Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival.
English's next feature film, "The Long Road Home," was released in 2019. It was an adaptation of the novel by the same name, and it starred Chiwetel Ejiofor, Annette Bening, and Naomie Harris. The film earned positive reviews and was nominated for several awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
English most recently released her documentary, "I Am Jane Doe." The film follows the struggles of several young girls and their families as they fight against sex trafficking in the United States. The film earned critical acclaim and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival.
Katharine English has quickly become one of the most sought-after directors in the industry. She has a unique style that blends drama and comedy, creating films that are both thought-provoking and entertaining. Her work has been praised for its powerful messages and her ability to tell stories that are both timely and timeless.