Kathleen Man, Co-Director/Editor, founder of Salmon Pictures, LLC. Kathleen Man is an independent producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor films have shown in festivals around the world.
In 1999, she won a Fulbright Fellowship which took her to Paris, where she made L’Entretien (The Interview), and award-winning French-language film which was an Official Selection in over 20 international festivals in 2002-2003, winning 3 awards, including the 2003 Colorado Biennial. In 2005, L’Entretien was released on the Shorts! Film Festival DVD collection of award-winner festival shorts.
In 2005, Kathleen produced and shot Kind of a Blur, which stars Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh, and has been invited to 14 international festivals.
In 2006, Kathleen completed a documentary on child trafficking in Nepal, Sita, a Girl from Jambu, which she produced, directed, shot and co-edited. To date, Sita has been an official selection at 26 international festivals, winner 6 awards, including Best Feature Documentary at the 2006 Moondance International Festival and Best Film in the Children’s Advocacy Category at the Artivist Film Festival.
Kathleen has been a professor of film production at the cinamatography, editing and screenwriting. She was an Iowa fellow at the University of Iowa, where she received an M.F.A. in Film and Video Production and an M.A. in Film Studies. She earned a B.A. with honors from Yale University with distinction in Film Studies and was the recipient of the Howard Lamar Prize in Film Studies.
In the summer of 2006, Kathleen founded her production company, Salmon Pictures, named after her black lab.