Catherine Dauphin is an actor and a writer-director. She has a BA in English Literature from University College of London and an MA in Compared Literature & Film from Paris Sorbonne University.
Recently, she played an AI in Ismene Daskarolis’ short film Flowers and a queer love interest in the lockdown short Coffee & Water. She is represented by the Soundcheck Agency and is based in London. Film includes: More Than Ever (Eaux Vives Productions), Sawah (Deal Productions, Netflix), Dream Girl (dir. Alice Seabright), Movie Night (Feierblumm Productions). Theatre includes: Shoot the Cameraman (As We Are Company), Rumpelstilzchen (Théâtres de la ville Luxembourg), Rashomon (Foyer Europeen Luxembourg).
The Art of Picture Taking, her first short film as a writer-director, was shot independently in South Korea and competed at the OSCAR qualifying Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden) and screened at Zubroffka International Film Festival (Poland). Her indie comedy miniseries What We Talk About When We Talk About Sex premiered at Series Mania Festival (France) as part of the short formats competition in 2020 and was selected at Seriencamp Festival (Germany). It was nominated for best series at the Luxembourg Awards Film Prize (Filmpraïs). Last year, she made the queer rom-com short film Coffee & Water (produced by Les Films Fauves & Wady Films) as part of the online series of lockdown shorts QUICKIES.
Catherine is an alumnus of the Transatlantic Reykjavik Film Talent Lab (Iceland), Film Spring Open (Poland) and Odense Film Festival Talent Camp (Denmark). She has also worked as a script supervisor.