Kathryn Goldie is a writer and film-maker whose short films, short plays and video art have appeared at more than 50 festivals around the world. A graduate of VCA Film & TV, she is completing studies in screenwriting at RMIT.
Kathryn’s eighth short film, Bodysurfer, won Best Film and Best Drama at the 2013 RMIT Student Film Awards, and its script was commended in the 2010 Fellowship of Australian Writers’ National Literary Awards. Her 2008 short film, Steak, was funded through the then-Australian Film Commission’s Raw Nerve initiative, was a finalist in the Melbourne Queer Film Festival’s City of Melbourne Awards and won Best Narrative in the 2011 RMIT Student Film Awards. 2007’s Duck Soup has screened at festivals from Munich to Mumbai and San Francisco to Sydney (where it garnered an audience choice award), as well as in many less alliterative places in-between.
Kathryn’s short play The Kind of Man was a popular finalist at Short + Sweet Melbourne 2011, a festival for which she has also directed. Her other short plays, including A Matter of Taste andSensitivity, have been performed in Melbourne, Sydney and country New South Wales.
In June/July 2013, Kathryn was Artist-in-Residence at Footscray’s Colour Box Studio. She is currently writing a children’s novel, a comedy webseries and a Midsumma theatre show, which she will direct. She’s delighted that Cubular Oceans, shot in South Korea, is making its way around the globe with Moving Scores.