Born and raised California, Catherine T. Nguyen’s passion for producing and directing drew her to the NYU Tisch School of Arts, where she graduated cum laude with a B.F.A in Film and Television and a minor in Business of Entertainment, Media and Technology at Stern. Leveraging her diverse suite of skills, Catherine served as a producer for CHICKEN, which world premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. WHITE BUTTERFLY is her directorial debut which will have its world premiere at the 2023 Hawai’i International Film Festival.
Catherine’s artistic curiosity focuses around telling the complex dynamics between multi-generational families with a particular interest in her own Vietnamese heritage. She currently works as an Associate Producer at EST helping to bring attention to Asian stories and filmmakers.