Cate Carson

Cate Carson

Development at Sensorium Pictures
Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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November 2015
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About Cate

Cate is an LA-based writer/director with award-winning feature screenplays and short films, including the national wildcard-winning Lionsgate short "Masque,” which also earned her a directing award at the Crystal & Lucy’s. As a director selectee for the Alliance of Women Directors Short Film Program grant, “Of Mine” recently premiered at Disney Studios. Her latest adventure suspense short, "The Plumber”, won the grand jury award at the BlackMagic Collective Film Festival in Nov to kick off a 2021 festival run.

Currently, she is in development of a contained

Videos

Loglines

  • The Absolute

    The Absolute Action Mystery Historical Western In 1867, the newfound Secret Service is on a mission to eliminate counterfeiting, but soon discover a well-laid plot to bring the entire U.S. economy to its knees.

  • Charlotte Sometimes

    Charlotte Sometimes Comedy Drama Family Fantasy After losing her mother, a vexed 9 y.o. girl finds a dream machine hidden in her deaf father's workshop, but an unexpected friendship with a quirky boy becomes the real cure to her loneliness.

Credits

  • My Friends the Plants

    My Friends the Plants (2021)
    Film Cinematographer

  • The Plumber

    The Plumber (2020)
    Film Director / Writer

  • Of Mine

    Of Mine (2018)
    Film (short) by Sensorium Pictures Director/Writer The Alliance of Women Directors (AWD) teamed with the LA producers of the NPR program, "The Moth" for the inaugural AWD Shoot ‘Em Up Female Filmmaker Series, where you see the evolution of a story to screenplay to film. Six female directors were awarded and given true stories to tell. In "Of Mine", two young sisters are kidnapped by a transient duo from their trailer park and taken to an abandoned mineshaft, where they must escape before they are taken forever.

  • F_ckit

    F_ckit (2017)
    Film Director

  • Snowflake

    Snowflake (2017)
    Film Director

  • Cleave

    Cleave (2015 - 2016)
    Film (short) by Sensorium Pictures Director Logline: A blue-collar couple living the “American dream” suffer while remaining loyal to a failing and toxic marriage. Two short films: THEM (18 mins) & HIM/HER (28 mins), two perspectives.

  • HBO's Project Greenlight Semi-Finalist: Whiskey Boys

    HBO's Project Greenlight Semi-Finalist: Whiskey Boys (2015)
    Film Director

  • Tangled 8

    Tangled 8 (2015)
    Film Art Director/ Assoc. Producer

  • If Only

    If Only (2015)
    Film Production designer

  • Twilight Storytellers: Masque

    Twilight Storytellers: Masque (2015)
    Film (short) by Sensorium Pictures Director Lionsgate/ #TwilightStories short film top 4 finalist in the national Storytellers competition. Logline: After her transformation, Esme's struggle to overcome her craving for human blood is only intensified by the painful memories of her tragedy-ridden past. In MASQUE, Carlisle helps Esme find hope for the future...and maybe even a family.

  • Status Unknown

    Status Unknown (2015)
    Film (short) by Hart2Hart Productions/Sensorium Pictures Director The true story of an international, lesbian, married couple who are denied a green card and embark on an activist journey to strike down the federal law, proving #lovewins. Proof of concept short for the feature in development.

  • Sain't Anthony

    Sain't Anthony (2014)
    Film Producer

  • Finnigan's War

    Finnigan's War (2013)
    Film Producer

  • La Faim

    La Faim (2012)
    Film Actress

  • Capture

    Capture (2012)
    Film Producer

  • My Pretty Maura

    My Pretty Maura (2012)
    Film Director

  • Pure

    Pure
    TV Serie Director

Awards

  • Lionsgate Wildcard Winning Director
    (2015)

  • HBO Project Greenlight Top 20 Director
    (2015)

  • My Pretty Maura - 2 awards (directed) - short film
    (2012)

  • Adams State College Acting Scholarship Awardee
    (2000)

Education

  • Masterclass
    (2016-2020)

  • NBC / Universal
    (2018-2018)

  • Dov Simens Film Academy
    (2012-2012)

  • US Navy
    (2000-2010)

  • Bridgewater State University
    (2004-2008)

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