December 28, 1983 |
Los Angeles, CA
|Other names||Kate Ryan, Kate Petrick|
|Spouse(s)||Joseph M. Petrick (2010-Present)|
Kate Ryan (born December 28, 1983) is an American director and editor known mostly from her 2007 film Point of View: A Dogumentarynlll which was featured on The Dog Whisperer and won a 2007 Student Emmy Award. It was also a regional finalist for the Student Academy Awards.
She is currently working on a feature documentary entitled Welcome Nowhere which documents the trials and tribulations of a persecuted community of Romani people living in a settlement of box cars in Bulgaria. "Welcome Nowhere" is narrated by Ethan Hawke.,
Early life and career
Kate Ryan was born in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of California State University, Northridge, where she majored in film, she began making short films and documentaries in 2000.
Her 2007 thesis film, Point of View: A Dogumentary, won a Student Emmy Award for Best Documentary, and was a regional finalist for the Student Academy Awards.
Other films she has directed and edited include: Miracles: The Chloe Glassborow Story (2009), Miracles: The Per Arne Drangsland Story (2008), which premiered on the Trinity Broadcasting Networkhttp://www.tbn.org/watch-us/our-programs/miracles-per-arne-drangsland-story, and Catch the Fire: Fruits of Revival (2009).
Her editing work also includes the television shows Hope for Your Home (2008), Restorer Guy  (2009) all for TLC (TV channel), as well as the second season of AMC's "The Pitch". She has also served as a casting editor for seasons 2-5 of CBS' Emmy-Award-winning "Undercover Boss".
She is currently working on the feature-length documentary Welcome Nowhere.
- http://www.tvsquad.com/2008/08/03/tlc-premieres-hope-for-your-home/ , Flip That House: Diary of a Fliphttp://www.arp.tv/production.html?production=flipdiary (2008)