Emmy Award Winner, Katherine Brooks has Directed and Produced television shows, Documentaries as well as feature films.
Brooks moved into directing feature films after receiving critical praise for her short film Dear Emily. Her first feature, LOVING ANNABELLE has garnered several awards, including "Emerging Filmmaker Award" at the Italian Film Festival and the "Grand Jury Prize" at the Chicago Film Festival. It debuted at the prestigious Cinequest Film Festival in 2006; the film won the Audience Award and Best Actress Award at Outfest and is currently on Netflix.
Her documentary Face 2 Face is also currently streaming on Netflix and premiered in Los Angeles at Mann's Chinese Theatre.
Brooks wrote her second feature film, the indie thriller Waking Madison, in New Orleans, a film which stars Sarah Roemer (Disturbia), Elisabeth Shue, Will Patton, Frances Conroy, and Taryn Manning. The film explores the journey of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder.
In 2020, Katherine was a Field Producer on the National Geographic show "Impact" produced by Gal Gadot. She is currently completing post production on her feature film "Lost In Time" starring Jill Hennessy.
Katherine is a member of the DGA and is the President of BIG EASY PICTURES founded in 2011 which produces New Orleans based Productions.