Giulia Caruso, Director of Catalyst, Sundance’s financing program, SUNDANCE INSTITUTE
Giulia Caruso is an Italian filmmaker and founding member of Nonetheless Productions. The latest short she produced, Myrna the Monster, directed by Ian Samuels, starring Kathleen Hanna and executive produced by MTV(other), premiered at Sundance 2015 and has screened at SXSW, LAFF, Palm Springs, and won the Grand Jury Award at Florida Film Festival. Caruso just wrapped Andrew Ahnâ€™s debut feature Spa Night, developed through Sundanceâ€™s Screenwriting Lab and Film Independentâ€™s Screenwriting and Directing Labs and is currently producing Ian Samuelsâ€™s debut feature Taxidermy . As a director her debut feature premiered at BAFICI 2014 and her latest short was executive produced by James Franco. In 2013, she was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus. Caruso holds an MFA in directing from Cal Arts.