ABOUT KATIE CARMAN-LEHACH

 

Katie Carman-Lehach is a NYC based film director and writer. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts and Boston University's ITRP Program, she has written for Filmmaker Magazine and The Her Film Project, and has had her films screen at numerous festivals including the KIN International Film Festival, NY NewFilmmakers Series and LI Film Expo.

 

Her feature films Eat Me! and Off Season are currently in worldwide distribution through Cinema Epoch and E One Entertainment, and are available VOD and for download/purchase on Comcast, Dish Network, EPIX, SnagFilms, Cox Communications, AmazonPrime, GooglePlay, VUDU and many others.

 

Her most recent projects include the horror webseries Disturbances which she produced, and directed (Episode 1: Let Me Inside You & Episode 4: My Little Angel). She also directed the pilot episode for the comedic webseries Ambience, and is currently working on several scripts with longtime producing partner Elizabeth Lee.

Elizabeth Lee and Katie Carman-Lehach were the founders of COLD HANDS PRODUCTIONS LLC, the company behind "Eat Me!" and "Off Season" feature films. The company formally ceased operations in 2017 though the duo continue to work together.

 

 

 

FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

 

  • MACABRE FAIRE FILM FESTIVAL (Disturbances: Ep. 1 Let Me Inside You)

  • NY NEW FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL (Eat Me!, Off Season).

  • KIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Off Season).

  • INDIEWORKS FILM SERIES (The Sucker, Alter, Disturbances Episode 4: My Little Angel).

  • LONG ISLAND FILM EXPO (Eat Me!).

  • FRIGHT NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL (The Cabinet).

  • FILMMAKERS ALLIANCE - ULTIMATE FILMMAKER COMPETITION (The Cabinet).

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

 

  • Panel Speaker with Mary Lambert, Mary Harron, and Jenn Wexler at the NYU Fusion Film Festival 2015 discussing "Women in Horror".

  • Silver Whiskers AwardThe Sucker at the IndieWorks Film Series.

  • Audience Choice Award - Disturbances - Episode 4: My Little Angel at the IndieWorks Film Series.

  • Short Film Living With Psoriasis named a *Finalist in the 2008 Psorisasis Cure Now contest.

  • Feature script The Cabinet named a *Semi-Finalist in the 2009 Filmmakers Alliance's Ultimate Filmmaker Competition.

 

ADDITIONAL CREDITS

 

  • Film Editor for the (now defunct) Viscera Organization (Viscera Film Festival, Etheria, etc.)

  • Film Editor for the feature film Behind the Mirror  directed by Minos Papas/Cyprian Films (Winner - Best Thriller at the Mexico International Film Festival 2015 & Winner - Best Thriller at Manhattan Film Festival 2015).

  • Several of Katie's photographs have appeared on the website Gothamist.com.

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