Joshua Keller Katz

Joshua Keller Katz

Screenwriter, Actor and Script Consultant

Los Angeles, California

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July 2018
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About Joshua

Joshua Keller Katz is an American actor and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, where, as a child, he appeared in local radio and television commercials and, later, in local community theater productions. As a teen, he landed a small role in Paramount Picture's Milk Money. Katz first started writing aroudn that time as a freelance writer for the popular Cincinnati publication Everybody's News. Upon completing high school, he served in the United States Navy as a Gunner's Mate, becoming a Missile Tech and a first defense responder to NY and DC on 9/11. Following his military commitment, Katz graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in electronic media. In 2015 Joshua participated in the Veterans Writing Project, a year-long screenwriting mentorship at the WGA. Upon graduating from the course, Joshua founded the Alumni Association. He is currently a counselor for the Program and acts as a liaison between the mentors and WGF staff. Joshua has continued to act on-camera, including a recurring co-star role on all three seasons of Code Black on CBS and wrote a series of commercials for Under Armour. Joshua recently took on the role of Assistant to the Executive Producers for the CBS sitcom, United States of Al, on which he received a "story by" credit on a recent episode.

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Awards

  • Nicholl Fellowships - Top 10%, "Shetani"
    (2020)

  • Nicholl Fellowships - Top 15%, "The Secret of Sleep"
    (2020)

  • Cindependent Film Festival - WINNER, Best Feature Screenplay, "No Angel"
    (2019)

  • Pitch Now Competition - Official Finalist, "Mocky's Revenge"
    (2019)

  • Los Angeles Crime And Horror Film Festival - Official Finalist, "The Secret Of Sleep"
    (2019)

  • Vail Film Festival - Official Finalist, "Shetani"
    (2019)

  • Cindependent Film Festival - Official Finalist, "Leapers"
    (2018)

  • Black Screenplays Matter - Official Finalist, "Shetani"
    (2018)

  • International Screenwriters Association: Fast Track Fellowship - Top 50, "The Secret Of Sleep"
    (2015)

  • New York Screenplay Contest: Comedy Competition - Park Avenue Award, "The Secret Of Sleep"
    (2014)

  • New York Screenplay Contest: Drama Competition - Official Finalist, "Shetani" (retitled)
    (2014)

  • Hollywood Screenplay Contest: Drama Competition - Official Finalist, "Shetani" (retitled)
    (2014)

  • Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest: Comedy Competition - Bronze Award "The Secret Of Sleep"
    (2013)

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