Katrina Medoff is the co-founder of Women's Weekend Film Challenge, which works for gender equity by bringing women's leadership, talents and stories to the forefront of the film industry.
She and co-founder Tracy Sayre have worked with 700 professional female filmmakers to produce 30 short films through WWFC's signature film challenge. Those films have been screened at 90 film festivals and counting. Katrina and Tracy also run WWFC's virtual workshop series, which brings career development opportunities to filmmakers around the world. The workshops feature the top women of Hollywood, who share their advice and give live feedback on audience work samples.
Katrina and Tracy just launched WWFC's pilot accelerator for emerging TV writers. Selected fellow will have the opportunity to pitch to HBO, HBO Max, Warner Horizon Television, Berlanti Productions, Jax Media, Element Pictures, Fabel Entertainment, Tornante and more. Read more about this program on Variety.
Independently, Katrina also works as a film producer and screenwriter, and she has a background in acting for film and theater.
Katrina is also the editor-in-chief of BORO, a monthly print magazine that covers the neighborhoods of Astoria, Long Island City and Sunnyside, Queens.
Katrina is available for speaking engagements and has spoken at conferences, film festivals, colleges and high schools. Contact her here regarding speaking engagements.