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Katie Mustard

Katie Mustard


Production, VOD Platform


Decision Maker 2019


Katie Mustard, named by Variety as one of the Top 10 Producers To Watch, is one of the leading film producers, line producers, and executive producers in independent cinema.  Katie graduated from The University of Southern California where she was the top of her class in the Cinema & TV Critical Studies BA program. In 2004, Katie was accepted to a Masters program in Producing in Tel Aviv, Israel where she began collaborations with producers from around the world.    

With 18 years of Production Expertise:
• Katie has overseen the production of 40 feature length movies, 20 short films, 3 feature documentaries, dozens of commercials, several unscripted web/TV series, and 2 Virtual Reality films.
• Katie has worked across continents filming in India, China, Nepal, Bulgaria, Romania, Canada, Turkey, Antarctica, Morocco, France, Italy and the UK.
• Katie has had 9 films premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 
• In 2014, Katie was selected as one of eight US producers for the TAP International Producing Fellowship, sponsored by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP)
• Katie was honored with a "Women In Film" Award by the St. Louis Film Festival in 2015 
• For the past 6 years, Katie has served as a Physical Production Executive to the Venice Biennale Cinema Fund, which grants financing to 3 feature films per year across the globe.
• Katie has worked with studios such as Paramount Pictures, Amazon and Netflix. In 2017, she served as a consulting Production Executive for Netflix.
• Katie currently serves as a Cultural Ambassador for US Embassies in 3rd world countries as part of the American Film Showcase.

In 2018 Katie joined Netflix International in the Physical Production team for creating original content in Europe and Middle East. Katie is a member of the DGA, the PGA, Women Independent Producers, IFP and is represented by United Talent Agency. Katie lives in Amsterdam with her husband and son.