Caitlin McCarthy earned her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College, which is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best graduate programs in the country.
An award-winning screenwriter at international film festivals and labs, Caitlin has written feature screenplays including: Wonder Drug, now heading into production with Rhino Films and producer Stephen Nemeth and previously a “Featured Script” on The Black List website, Bitch List honoree, and among the Top 50 screenplays and Top 10 highest scoring women in the 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition (out of 7,302 entries); and A Native Land, Academy Nicholl Top 10% and promoted as a “highly-rated script” by The Black List website.
Caitlin is also writing/creating the TV series Free Skate, named “One To Watch” on WeForShe’s WriteHer List; and partnering on writing/creating the TV series Gaels with Lynsey Murdoch (BBC Scottish Voices 2020).
Caitlin’s essays have been published in anthologies such as Idol Talk (McFarland & Company, 2018) and Soap Opera Confidential (McFarland & Company, April 2017), and on websites including The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet and Celebrities in Disgrace.
Caitlin is represented by Barry Krost of Barry Krost Management (BKM).
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