Katherine Fairfax Wright is a Los Angeles based filmmaker. She is the director, editor, cinematographer, and producer of the feature-length documentary BEHIND THE CURTAIN: TODRICK HALL (SXSW, Netflix, Starz). Katherine is also the director (with Malika Zouhali-Worrall), editor, and cinematographer of the critically acclaimed feature-length documentary CALL ME KUCHU (Berlin, Netflix, BBC World), which tells the story of the last year in the life the first openly gay man in Uganda. The film played more than 200 festivals, won over 25 awards, and was named by Vanity Fair as one of the ten best films of the year (between Her and Wolf of Wall Street). It's been distributed around the globe (theatrical/broadcast/digital) and continues to screen for high level diplomatic audiences such as the United Nations and at advocacy events worldwide. Katherine also produced the narrative feature IMPERIAL DREAMS, which stars John Boyega, won an Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, and is now a Netflix Original.
Katherine directs commercials and branded content for companies such as McDonald’s, Pantone, and Perrier-Jouët champagne. She directs political spots for organizations such as ACRONYM, the Democratic Coalition, and Red Wine & Blue. Her print and video work has also been published by outfits such as The New York Times, Human Rights Watch, and CNN.https://www.katherinefairfaxwright.com