Catherine Gubernick is a film director and screenwriter.
She studied film and philosophy at NYU Gallatin, where she came to recognize film as her ideal medium to explore subjective truth and engage in visceral dialogues. Her short docu-fiction film Between Strangers (2019) had its world premiere at DOC NYC, and was an official selection for Maryland Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, and Original Thinkers. She wrote and directed the music video "Life's A Placebo" (2019) for artist Kirsten Knick which premiered at Austin Music Video Festival 2021.
Catherine's work fuses together poetic narratives, dramatic grit, and magical realism into a unique voice that explores the internal trials and tribulations of the human experience. She currently focuses on character driven scripts with themes of rebirth, desire, freedom, and change. She is in post production on a proof of concept for her feature, which will be available Summer 2023.
Catherine entered the industry through the art department. She works passionately on features such as Film Nation's Down Low (2023) and Rebecca Miller's She Came to Me (2023). She was nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Lighting and Scenic Design for her role as production designer on Hulu's series Wild Crime Season 2.
Catherine’s love of filmmaking grants her the opportunity to work with established industry professionals and fellow spirited artists. The experience and connections made on set has been crucial to enhancing and expanding her career and solidified her up and coming role in the industry.