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Born in Brooklyn, Catherine Cyran graduated from Harvard and began work in London as a management consultant for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Upon returning to the States, she acted as the political issues advisor for several state and congressional campaigns. Following a stint at Stanford Business School, she moved to Los Angeles to begin a career in filmmaking.
Catherine started by writing and producing independent movies for Roger Corman then wrote and directed her first feature, "White Wolves," an outdoor family adventure for Disney Channel, which won her a Daytime Emmy nomination. She went on to write and/or direct more than twenty other films, including "Dangerous Waters," a river-rafting movie for The Family Channel shot in Oregon, "No Man's Land," a woman's action piece shot in Mexico, "True Heart," an action-drama shot in British Columbia, and "Christmas Do-Over," a romantic comedy for ABC Family. Most recently, she wrote "Honey 3: Dare to Dance" and co-wrote "Werewolf: The Beast Among Us," both for Universal, and directed three installments of the "Prince & Me" film franchise, shooting the films in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and Thailand.
Catherine continues to split her time between writing and directing from her home in Santa Monica and recently published a young adult novel, Island of the Last Great Auk, adapted from her screenplay, "The Last Story," which won the 2014 Canadian International Film Festival award for excellence in writing.
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