Katherine O'Brien

Adjunct Faculty // Screenwriting
College of Computing and Digital Media
Katherine O'Brien
  • Email: kobrie55@depaul.edu
  • Office:Daley 200B/Second City
  • Phone: 312-362-1306 312-362-1306
  • Advising and Office Hours:
  • Office hours are posted on BlueStar.

Bio and Research Information

Story editor turned screenwriter, filmmaker and creative consultant, Katherine O'Brien was named to the Young and Hungry List's Top 100 Screenwriters and her clients include nominees and winners of Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes and festival accolades worldwide. She actively develops projects with some of Hollywood’s most respected companies, and internationally acclaimed filmmakers, for film, television, and the digital space. Katherine is an adjunct faculty at DePaul University and Columbia College Chicago, on the faculty at The Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City, and an educational consultant for the Doha Film Institute in Doha, Qatar.

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