Ross Katz

Film Producer / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 05/19/1971 (48)
Ross Katz (born May 19, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American film producer, screenwriter and film director. Prior to becoming a producer, Katz was a commercial rock DJ on 94 WYSP FM in Philadelphia. He got his start in movies working as a grip on Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, then interned at Good Machine eventually becoming Ted Hope's assistant. It was Hope who encouraged Katz to try his hand at producing. His first effort was Jim Fall's Trick. The film was one of the early independents to explore homosexual cinema treated as romantic comedy. Next he co-executive produced, along with Ted Hope & Anne Carey, an HBO television mini-series of Moisés Kaufman's play The Laramie Project. The mini-series version of The Laramie Project was adapted by Kaufman and members of New York's Tectonic Theater Project who went to Laramie, Wyoming after the murder of Matthew Shepard. The piece is based on more than 200 interviews they conducted while there. It follows and in some cases re-enacts the chronology of Shepherd's visit to a local bar, his kidnap and beating, the discovery of him tied to a fence, the vigil at the h... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Ross Katz

Writers Guild of America Award Directors Guild of America Award 2x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Ross Katz as Crew(12)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Strange But True
Production/Executive Producer2018 My Dinner with Hervé
Directing/Director2016 The Choice
Directing/Director2014 Adult Beginners
Directing/Director2009 Taking Chance
Writing/Screenplay2009 Taking Chance
Production/Producer2006 Marie Antoinette
Production/Producer2003 Lost in Translation
Production/Producer2001 In the Bedroom
Production/Producer1999 Trick
Camera/Grip1992 Reservoir Dogs

Full Name: Ross Katz
Born: Wednesday, 05/19 1971 (May) in Philadelphia (current age: 48 years + 276 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Ross Katz frequently works together with these people:
Sofia Coppola (7x, Actress)
Lance Acord (4x, Crew)
Spike Jonze (3x, Crew)
Nick Kroll (3x, Actor)
Todd Field (3x, Actor)
Marcelo Zarvos (3x, Crew)
Sarah Flack (3x, Crew)
Sacha Gervasi (3x, Crew)
Richard Beggs (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:201079, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 01/21/2020