In this episode of Directing Magic; Marquette is joined by Katrina Nelson, emerging female comic and director of THE WAKE. They discuss Katrina’s transition from producing to directing and her new passion for comedy. What’s she’s most excited about is a showstopper – wait for it!
Katrina Nelson, MSTM – is an award winning Producer and has over 15 years experience in the Entertainment Industry. Moving to Los Angeles in 2004, she hit the ground running, working on Feature films and then as a Contract Admin Coordinator for Buena Vista Films. She gained her Television experience working as a Network Media Coordinator for Disney/ABC Television where she honed her skills as a researcher and Daytime, Primetime and Late Night Promo Scheduler. Working with ABC Senior Level Executives, she maintained awareness of the competitive programming environment on other networks and cable channels, contributing to the development of innovative programs that fit with the overall network’s programming goals, audience retention and marketing strategies.
Stepping out on her own, she created NABB Productions to write and create “great” content for both Television and the Big Screen. She holds a Bachelors Degree in English from Coppin State University and a Masters degree in Telecommunications Management from Morgan State University.