Rebecca S. Katz is a filmmaker and activist for compassion. She was raised in Canton, MA, and graduated from Tufts University in 2007, where she majored in English and Film Studies. She spent three years in New York City working for Shine Global, a non-profit film production company dedicated to ending the abuse and exploitation of children worldwide through documentary films that raise awareness and effect political change.
At Shine, Rebecca was the Associate Producer on “War Dance Returns,” the short follow up documentary to Shine Global’s 2007 Academy Award-nominated film, “War Dance,” which aired on the Sundance Channel in May 2009. She’s the Associate Producer for Shine’s second feature documentary, “The Harvest,” which Eva Longoria Parker is executive producing. Please visit the Shine Global website to learn more!
Rebecca now resides in Los Angeles and is attending the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC where she expects to receive her MFA in 2012.