Katia is a Swiss, Czech and American director and artist. She completed her MA in Directing Animation at The National Film & Television School in 2018. She followed an unconventional path into film. Having graduated from Swarthmore College (USA) and The Royal Drawing School (London), she worked for many years as an independent choreographer and fine artist while developing projects for and with elderly people in community centres and care homes.
Past credits include working as an animator and illustrator for director Chris Walker on a music video for the tenor David Webb. Her first animation film “Double Note” went on to be screened at festivals internationally.
Katia’s multicultural upbringing and passion for art, dance, music and poetry are key influences in her films.