KATY DRESNER is...

an award-winning filmmaker and new media artist based in Detroit, MI. Since beginning their freelance career in 2014, Katy has brought their non-linear, experimental style of storytelling to a number of narrative and documentary short films, deftly navigating the role of Editor, Art Designer, and/or Director between several acclaimed projects. Katy's work has been shown worldwide, spanning cities such as Detroit, New York, Paris, London, Berlin, and Seoul. Katy is a 2019 School of Poetic Computation - Detroit alumni, is a 2018 Sundance New Frontiers - Detroit Fellow, and is a Science Gallery Detroit commissioned artist.

Image of artist Katy Dresner and their cat Babka

KATY SPECIALIZES IN

Directing... Editing... Storytelling... Art Direction... Installation... Textiles... Animation...

Directing... Editing... Storytelling... Art Direction... Installation... Textiles... Animation...

SELECT FILM FESTIVALS

  • **Blackstar Film Festival
    (RWADD, Sidelots  | 2019)
  • Breakthroughs Film Festival
    (RWADD | 2019)
  • Brooklyn Film Festival
    (Sidelots | 2019)
  • Cinetopia Film Festival
    (RWADD, Sidelots | 2019)
  • FREEP Film Festival
    (Sidelots | 2019)
  • **Indie Memphis Film Festival
    (Sidelots | 2019)
  • **New Orleans Film Festival
    (RWADD, Sidelots | 2019)
  • **Idlewild Film Festival
    (RWADD, Sidelots | 2019)
  • **Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival
    (RWADD | 2019)
  • ** - denotes Academy-Award qualifying festival

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CV, additional work samples, & exclusive pics of Babka the cat available upon request

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