Katarzyna Kochany is a member of the directors' caucus at the Directors Guild of Canada and a voting member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. She recently directed second unit on the television series Good Witch (Hallmark/Netflix).
Katarzyna's film work has played on CBC Television, Amazon Prime Video, Sofy TV and The BeBop Channel, and earned over 35 awards and 200 official selections at festivals, including two projects at the Oscar-qualifying Indy Shorts presented by Heartland Film.
She has directed over 40 films that played at festivals in USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and Kingdom of Swaziland.
She also directed second unit and is part of the producing team on a feature film drama, The Marijuana Conspiracy, based on a true story that took place in 1972, about a disturbing human experiment on a group of young women. The film had its USA premiere in January 2020 at Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
In 2015 she became the first Canadian member of Los Angeles-based Alliance of Women Directors, a professional association that was started nearly twenty years ago by alumni from the American Film Institute and has grown to include 300 directors whose work has been recognized by the creative community.