films high in sodium.*
CATHERINE FORDHAM is a New York-based writer, director, and producer. Her short film Consommé was licensed by AMC’s horror streaming site, Shudder, and screened at MoMA in July 2018 as part of The Future of Film is Female series spotlighting up and coming female directors. She directed the first four episodes of Monica West’s mini-series, Best Thing You’ll Ever Do which won Best Short Drama (Independent Television Festival), and Best Web Series (Bushwick Film Festival), among other awards.
Catherine’s feature-length screenplay, Wild Cry Ha, made it to the final round of Sundance Screenwriting Labs in 2018. Her short film KAYA is currently on the festival circuit and has won awards for Best Director and Best Actress (Central State Indie FF), Audience Choice (Las Cruces FF), and enjoyed a two week run at Nitehawk Cinema in New York, opening for The Nightingale. A member of Cinefemme, a bi-coastal filmmaking collective, Catherine was selected to attend Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School in Munich, Germany, where she learned to pick locks.
*Sodium is an alkali metal, being in group 1 of the periodic table, because it has a single electron in its outer shell that it readily donates, creating a positively charged ion.