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Katy Scoggin Filmmaking


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In April 2024, Katy and Will pitched FLOOD in the 

Works in Progress section of Swiss doc fest

Visions du Réel.

VdR Pitch1.HEIC



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links to PAST projects + my roles


Dir. Laura Poitras

I was a Co-Producer & Cinematographer.

I was a Co-Producer & Cinematographer. 

Dir. Laura Poitras

Dir. AJ Schnack

I was a Cinematographer.

Dir. AJ Schnack

I was a Cinematographer.

Dir. Deia Schlosberg

I was a Story Producer & Cinematographer.

Dir. Laura Poitras

I was an Associate Producer.

Dir. Laura Poitras

I was a Producer & Cinematographer.

Dir. Laura Poitras

I was the Co-Producer.

Bill Gates's "Heroes in the Field"

I was the Director and a Producer.

GatesNotes Short

I was the Director, Editor & B Camera Operator.

Dir. Julia de Guzman

I was the Cinematographer.

Sundance/Sloan Commission

I was the Producer/Director, DP, and Editor.

KS Bio 

Katy Scoggin is a filmmaker who is in post-production on FLOOD, her directorial debut. The film is a personal doc that explores polarizing beliefs that stretch families to the breaking point. The story centers on Katy's journey to repair her estranged relationship to her former missionary father. Flood has received support from ITVS, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Sundance InstituteFilm Independent, DCTV, NYU Production Lab, the Gotham Documentary Lab, NYSCA, MacDowell, Logan Nonfiction Program, Women Make Movies, and BAVC Media 

Previously, Katy worked for Laura Poitras on three features and two shorts. She co-produced and DP'd on Oscar winner CITIZENFOUR and on Cannes Directors Fortnight premiere RISK. She produced NY Times OpDocs The Program and Death of a Prisoner and associate-produced Sundance award-winner THE OATH. More recently, she served as cameraperson on in-progress docs ADAM'S APPLE by Amy Jenkins, series BOOTSTRAPS by Deia Schlosberg, and Wonder Collaborative doc TREE PEOPLE by Regina Sobel. 

Katy was a Mylonas Honorary Scholar at Wash. U., a Fulbright Scholar in Berlin, and a Graduate Assistant in Cinematography at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she received an MFA in Film Directing. She lives in Brooklyn.

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