Cat Dale is a writer and director working on narrative projects focused on institutional trauma and gender perceptions.
Her recent work includes her award-winning scripts, MOUNT PLEASANT (winner of the ScreenCraft Pilot Launch, Featured Script on The Black List, and second round for the Sundance Episodic Lab), and co-written script BEASTS UNDISCOVERED (Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist & is currently being produced in partnership with the Jim Henson Creature Shop & Myriad Pictures). Her two award winning short films (RUBBER & GLUE and WILDCAT) have screened both nationally and internationally, and is currently in post-production on her third film. Most recently, she participated in The Black List & Studio Canal CANNESFILM UNLIMITED writing residency and is currently developing two features, WILDCAT and OBSCURE, PLAIN, & LITTLE.
She is a second-round script reader for the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, reader for Stowe Story Labs, and was on the Sidewrite Screenwriting Jury for the Sidewalk Film Festival.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin MFA in screenwriting, she is currently a professor at the Montana State University where she adores working with her students in film production.