Writer / Director / Producer
BECK KITSIS (she/her) is a writer, director, and producer focused on developing emotionally-charged social impact stories. Selected as a 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Intensive Fellow and a member of Film at Lincoln Center’s Artist Academy at the 2019 New York Film Festival, Beck is currently co-writing and producing Strawberry Summer, which has received support from the Sundance Institute, Women at Sundance, Cinereach, the Department of Motion Pictures, and Ruth Ann Harnisch. She is also in pre-production on the short horror film The Three Men You Meet at Night and developing Route One, a psychological thriller about an incel (involuntary celibate), which will mark her feature directorial debut. She produced the short horror film The Rat (2019 Sundance Film Festival), the feature-length documentary Narrowsburg (2019 Camden International Film Festival), and the experimental short The Inconceivable Mountain (premiering on NoBudge later this year). Her music and music videos have been featured across many publications, including NYLON, Pitchfork, and Stereogum. She produces her work through NITE SHIFT, a New York-based film and media collective, which she co-founded. Beck graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Film Studies and East Asian Studies.