Cati Gonzalez is a NYC Fashion and street photographer turned Writer, Director.
Her work has been seen in French Photo,I.D, Spin, Vogue, Colors, Vibe, Interview, Paper, Big, Blaze, Trace, Surface, Liberatiòn, El Pais, Mademoiselle, New York magazines and other publications doing celebrity portraits such as Director David Cronenberg, Russell Simmons, Notorious B.I.G., Pharrell Williams, The Ramones, David Byrne, Thurston Moore, Chloe Sevigny, Jaime King, Common, Beenie Man among others. She has also worked on various music artists’s album covers for Sony, Warner Bros., and Atlantic Records.
She has received many awards for her work such as “Festival De Le Mode Exhibition,” Nice, France, “The American Photography Magazine Awards”, French Photo listed as “Photographers of the Future” and Macy’s Windows Art Photographers Exhibition.
Cati naturally transitioned into moving images and wrote, directed and filmed her first "indie" Feature Film titled 'Ekaj', which she completed in 2015.
Since then, her Film has been selected 63 Film Festivals worldwide and won it's first award for "Best Film" at the NY Urban Arts & Film Festival in Tribeca. Since then it has picked up a total of 29 awards from 2016 to 2018.
In the last year she has written three screenplays that are currently in circulation. Two of them have already won awards and several nominations at 2018 screenwriting competitions, such as Oaxaca Film Festival, Fabrique du Cinema Awards, Newark International Film Festival, Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, Snow town Film Festival, Queen Palm International Film Festival and others.
"Best Film", "Best Editing" Global Motion Picture Awards
"Best Film" Ibiza Cine Fest
"Best Writing" Chicago Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards
"Honorable Mention" Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, France
"Best Concept" (Short Script) Queen Palm International Film Festival
"Best Director" Macabre Faire Film Festival
"Best Film", " Best Director" Cine de Marbella Festival, Spain
"Best Director" Festival Nuevo Cine Andaluz de Casares, Spain
"Best Film" Trans Film Festival Kiel, Germany
"Best Film", " Best Director" BOOM Film Awards
"Best Film" NY Urban Arts & Film Festival
"Best Film", "Best Director" Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
School of Life