Kaitlin McLaughlin (2011) is currently in pre-production on FIELD OF ELIGIBLES, an ensemble drama that she developed during her stay at the Screenwriters Colony.
Kaitlin McLaughlin is an award-winning writer/director living in Los Angeles. In 2011, she was selected to participate in the Screenwriters Colony Writers-in-Residence Program and Film Independent’s Screenwriters Lab. Her screenplay, THE MURPHYS, received the 2011 Showtime Tony Cox Award for Best Screenplay from the Nantucket Film Festival. In 2012, she was a semifinalist in the Austin Film Festival’s Screenwriting Competition. Currently, Kaitlin is in post-production on her first feature, POCHA, an indie thriller, which she wrote and co-directed. In addition to her dramatic works, Kaitlin has co-written, BLACK FRIDAY, a comedy about the busiest (and funniest) shopping day of the year.
Kaitlin is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. She received a BFA in Film Production at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, where she graduated with honors. Her senior thesis film, CHANGE, earned an award from the Biarritz International Film Festival. Before relocating to Los Angeles, Kaitlin taught film editing at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.