Worcester, MA, USA
Caitlin McCarthy earned her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College, which is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best graduate programs in the country. An award-winning screenwriter at international film festivals and labs, Caitlin has written feature screenplays including: WONDER DRUG, a "Featured Script" on the Black List website, Bitch List honoree, and Semifinalist in the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting; A NATIVE LAND, promoted as a "highly-rated script" by the Black List website; and RESISTANCE, a script accepted into the exclusive Squaw Valley Screenwriters Program, made possible with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Caitlin is also writing/creating the TV series "Free Skate," named "One To Watch" on WeForShe's WriteHer List; and partnering on writing/creating the TV series "Pass/Fail" with Jim Forbes (a multiple Emmy, ALMA, AP and Golden Mic award-winning writer, producer, correspondent, and narrator). Caitlin has been recognized as an "Intelligent Optimist" by Ode Magazine; a "Woman to Watch" by Imagine Magazine; a "Person to Watch" by The Pulse Magazine; a "Woman To Watch" by Forty Over 40; and a "Red Sox Most Valuable Educator" twice by the Boston Red Sox. Caitlin is represented by Barry Krost of Barry Krost Management.