Kaitlin Fontana is an Emmy-nominated TV and film writer/director. In a not-so-distant past life, she was a music journalist. Kaitlin's feature film script, GIRLFRIEND ON MARS, is on the Black List. Her directorial debut, FRANCHESCA, was an official Sundance Film Festival selection. She wrote the true crime-meets-punk podcast PETER AND THE ACID KING (Imagine Audio). She is a NYTVF Development Deal recipient (Audible) as well as a finalist in the HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. Kaitlin was an inaugural WGA/Made in New York Writers Room Fellow, and Showtime Tony Cox Award winner. Kaitlin lives in Los Angeles, CA and was born in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada, a distinction she shares with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson.
IS THIS YOU (feature)Maura and her mother Jeanne have always had a tricky relationship. But when Jeanne starts publishing essays about her troubled daughter's teenage years, those versions of her appear like hormone-fueled poltergeists hell bent on ruining the real Maura's tenuous adult stability. IS THIS YOU is a film about a mother and daughter forced to confront the reality they've birthed, together.