A native of Los Angeles, Katrelle Kindred completed her graduate studies at the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, earning a MFA degree in Film and Television Production. Immediately before continuing her education at USC, Katrelle studied Social Justice Education at UCLA and taught middle school English Language Arts and Speech in South Los Angeles.
In 2012, Katrelle was a Subway Fresh Artist winner and a recipient of the Johnny Carson Fellowship for academic excellence and achievement at the University of Southern California. Recently, she was selected to direct a short film that will be included in an anthology film, entitled The Labyrinth, produced and mentored by James Franco for Rabbit Bandini Productions. Katrelle has directed and produced short films and web content for Sony, Content Co., Hyundai, and various non profit organizations. In the future, Katrelle would like to continue teaching and creating stories that focus on global social issues.
Master of Fine Arts, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Film and Television Production