Kat Candler is an award winning writer/ director. Her first feature, Cicadas, won the Audience Award at the 2000 Austin Film Festival. Kat's follow up feature, Jumping off Bridges, screened at South by Southwest, Jacksonville Film Festival and Cine World Film Festival. Her films have played on PBS, IFC.com, at suicide prevention and mental health conferences and in theaters across the country. Twice as a participant in the IFP Market's Emerging Narrative Section, her screenplays have also placed as a finalist in other competitions including the Chesterfield Fellowship Competition, Sundance Screenwriter's Lab, and Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Kat won the Grand Prize at the 2005 Rhode Island International Fil Festival Screenplay Competition. Candler currently teaches as a Lecturer in the RTF department at the University of Texas.
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