Kara Durrett


In addition to being a Sundance Creative Producing Lab Alum, Kara Durrett was recently nominated for the 2021 Independent Spirit Awards Producers Award. Kara has had multiple features and shorts films in 200+ festivals worldwide, including Sundance, Venice, SXSW, Telluride, and Cannes Official Selection. Recent feature credits include Celine Held and Logan George’s TOPSIDE, which received the SXSW Special Jury Award for Directing and Alex Fischer and Eleanor Wilson’s SAVE YOURSELVES!, which premiered at Sundance 2020, where it sold to Bleecker Street and Hulu. The film is currently being developed into a TV show with Keshet Studios and Universal. Her film AYAR (writer/director Floyd Russ) recently premiered at SXSW 2021. Next up, Kara is producing Laurel Parmet's STARLING GIRL, CENTRE ISLAND with director Tommy Dorfman and executive producer Lena Dunham, and I DON'T UNDERSTAND YOU produced alongside Joel Edgerton and directors Brian Crano and David Craig.