Katie Cokinos

Katie Cokinos is a writer and director whose debut feature film, I Dream Too Much, 2015, starred Diane Ladd, Eden Brolin and Danielle Brooks. IDTM is distributed by The Orchard and available on Netflix, ITunes and Amazon. Katie also wrote, directed, and starred in the featurette film, Portrait of a Girl as a Young Cat, which premiered at SXSW in 2000 and is now available on Vimeo. In addition, Katie produced Eagle Pennell’s film, Heart Full of Soul (1990); was a publicist for Richard Linklater’s Slacker (1991) and was the Managing Director of the Austin Film Society, 1990-95 and an administrative assistant at the Southwest Alternate Media Project, Houston, 1988-90. She was the location manager for Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1994), Love and a .45 (1994), and assistant location manager for What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). Katie has written screenplays The Girl Vanishes, and co-written One Summer Day, both feature length romantic comedies. She lives with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley.