Katie Torpey is an award-winning screenwriter/filmmaker with an MFA from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She has sold several screenplays, written for television and worked for numerous studios and networks. She co-created “Mother Up!” a Hulu original animated TV series about motherhood, starring Eva Longoria. It was one of Hulu’s first TV shows and premiered in 2013–14. She wrote and directed the independent film “Truth About Kerry” shot in Ireland, starring Stana Katic (Castle) and released in April 2012. Her original screenplay “The Perfect Man” was released in theaters in 2005, starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear and Chris Noth. The following year, her romantic comedy “On the Other Side,” hit theaters in Bollywood. Her latest screenplay, “Spaghetti Park,” is in preproduction, and she is currently adapting her memoir, “Just Breathe,” into a screenplay.
In January 2017, Katie launched her own production company, Your Story Productions, a Film, Television, and Digital Media Company that focuses on helping writers to discover and write their stories, creating content that entertains and makes a difference. Katie will be teaching Advanced Screenwriting in the MFA Screenwriting program at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in 2018. Katie is bi-coastal and lives in CT and Los Angeles.
Sold and optioned 7 scripts. Worked with / associated with various studios and networks including Fox, Universal,Disney, Saban, ABC, Hulu, Dreamworks, Paramount, TV Guide Channel, Masters from UCLA Film School (MFA)
Screenwriter – The Perfect Man starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth
Screenwriter On the Other Side (Bollywood movie)
Screenwriter / Director / Producer Truth About Kerry starring Stana Katic (O’Sullivan
Screenwriter – Spaghetti Park (pre-production)
Co-Creator / Writer – Mother-Up starring Eva Longoria (Hulu)
Writer – Power Rangers: Wild Force (Disney)
Production – America’s Most Wanted (Fox)
Producer – Close-up (TV Guide Channel)
Best Scriptwriter – Truth About Kerry (LA Femme Film Festival 2010)
Diane Thomas Screenwriting Award Finalist