Katherine Fisher is an Emmy nominated, and Gotham, Peabody, and GLAAD Award winning producer. She has over 15 years of experience producing narrative and documentary films, and planning and managing events, theater, and festivals. Katherine has worked throughout the United States, most recently in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, and at Standing Rock, North Dakota, as well as in the UK, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In Summer 2018 Katherine wrapped two short films, Liberty by writer/director Faren Humes, and A True Crime by writer/director Marques Green which both debuted at the LA Film Festival. In 2016 Katherine produced the acclaimed short film Ink by award winning writer/director Rosie Haber and starring Isabelle Fuhrman (The Hunger Games, Masters Of Sex, Orphan) and Forrest Goodluck (The Revenant, The Miseducation of Cameron Post). In 2015 she produced the Emmy Nominated new media series Her Story directed by Sydney Freeland (Diedra & Laney Rob A Train, Drunktowns Finest) about the dating lives of trans and queer women in Los Angeles. She's produced music videos for Grammy nominated band Tegan and Sara, as well as indy darlings Spectacular Spectacular, and was the co-producer on the short film One Billion Rising which was featured at Sundance Film Festival in 2014.
From 2004 – 2015 Katherine worked with V-Day, the worldwide movement to end violence against women and girls, where she was Communications & Special Events Director. Through V–Day her work includes the Netflix Original Documentary City of Joy, and live event productions at The Apollo Theater, The Louisiana Superdome, The New Orleans Arena, The Manhattan Center, Studio 54, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. From 2013 – 2015 Katherine was the Communications and Special Events Director for One Billion Rising, a global initiative to raise awareness of—and end—violence against women which saw millions of activists in over 200 countries and territories come together for the largest day of action to end violence against women in history.
In 2015 Katherine founded Speed of Joy Productions, an award winning company that produces independent films, television, new media, and live events aimed at creating diverse, inclusive, intelligent, and character-driven work. Katherine is a board member of The Breathe Network which connects survivors of sexual violence with sliding-scale, trauma-informed, holistic healing arts practitioners across the country. She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is a 2018 Film Independent Project Involve Fellow and a 2018 20th Century Fox Global Inclusion Fellow.