Catherine Dauphin / writer-director // actor



Catherine Dauphin is a writer/director and actor born in France of Vietnamese descent. She was raised in Luxembourg and is now based in London.

She studied English Literature at University College of London and graduated with an MA in Compared Literature from the Paris Sorbonne, as well as a BA in Film Practice.

Her first short film, THE ART OF PICTURE TAKING was made in Seoul with Korean non-actors and selected at Oscar-qualifying festivals such as Uppsala. It was featured by LOMOGRAPHY.

Recently, she was awarded the 25,000€ art fund START-UP for young artists in Luxembourg. She wrote, directed, acted in and produced the comedy miniseries WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT SEX selected at this year’s Series Mania Festival (Lille, France) and Seriencamp Festival (Munich, Germany).

She is an alumnus of the Reykjavik Transatlantic Talent Lab, Film Spring Open, Odense International Talent Camp and Brave New World Order.

In Luxembourg, her short story LA CHAMBRE BLEUE (THE BLUE ROOM) was published by the oldest literary magazine Les Cahiers Luxembourgeois. She is currently writing for the podcast TRIPTYPHON produced by artist collective Maskénada. She is also the co-writer of the internationally published biography of French photographer Pierre de Vallombreuse. Catherine is bilingual and write in both English and French.

She is now writing her debut feature, initially developed at the NFTS Screenwriting Course for Film & TV in 2019. As an actor she has starred in award-winning short films (DREAM GIRL by Alice Seabright, FLOWERS by Ismene Daskarolis).

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