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Kat Candler Moves to TV With Queen Sugar
OWN’s breakout hit comes to ATX Television Festival
"...That was writer-director Kat Candler's quandary in 2015. A stalwart of Austin's indie..."

June 8, 2018 Screens Feature by Beth Sullivan

Black Celebration for Kat Candler
Short 'Black Metal' picks up award in Oklahoma
"...Local director Kat Candler is picking up more national plaudits: Her highly-regarded..."

June 9, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A New Day
Life in Kat Candler's cinematic world
"...Kat Candler doesn't have time to watch Lost...."

Aug. 24, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin filmmaker Kat Candler explores the sins of the father in this dark drama starring Aaron Paul.
"...Directed by: Kat Candler. Starring: Aaron Paul, Josh Wiggins, Juliette Lewis, Deke..."

June 27, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Hell's Belle
'Hellion' marks Kat Candler's long road to overnight success
"...Meet Austin director/screenwriter Kat Candler. Her short "Hellion" premiered at the Sundance Film..."

March 7, 2014 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Adventure Beckons
Kat Candler rides the 'Hellion' roller coaster back home
"...Kat Candler stares at the Dunkin' Donuts in LaGuardia Airport..."

June 27, 2014 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Jumping-Off Point
Kat Candler continues her chronicles of youthful frenzy in 'Hellion'
"...well represented in Park City. Produced by Kelly Williams, Kat Candler's Sundance 2012 entry, "Hellion," is a case in..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Queen Sugar Sweetens Up ATX Television
Q&A with showrunner and cast delves into creating on-set diversity
"...back to her home town Saturday, Queen Sugar showrunner Kat Candler and the cast portraying the Bordelon siblings offered..."

June 10, 2018 Screens Post by Beth Sullivan

'Hellion' Gets Some Hot Lovin', Indiewire-Style
Kat Candler's Hellion named one of summer's hottest shorts
"..."Five Hottest Shorts of the Summer" and Austin filmmaker Kat Candler's "Hellion" is prominently featured. We couldn't agree more...."

June 13, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Behind the Scenes With 'Hellion'
Get to know the team behind the Sundance must-see
"...Kat Candler's "Hellion" short premiered two years ago at the..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Arts+Labor Lenses Sundance Webisodes
Video snapshots of production house's fest so far
" Sundance – Yen Tan's feature Pit Stop and Kat Candler's short "Black Metal" – which means they have..."

Jan. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Home School
Austin's latest class of cinematic talent – represented by six anticipated films at SXSW – is going places, but they aren't leaving anytime soon.
"...accustomed to, as films like Korey Coleman's 2AM and Kat Candler's jumping off bridges premiere, and others, like Paul..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Six (Not So) Easy Pieces
Eight local filmmakers team up to shoot DV shorts in and about Austin.
"...Wyatt and Zack next persuaded Kat Candler to join the project after seeing her award-winning..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Screens Feature by Chale Nafus

Austin Film Society Announces 2013 Grants
$116,000 awarded to Texas filmmakers
"...the list includes some names familiar to our readers. Kat Candler receives both a production and a travel grant..."

Aug. 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Giving Tree
Making movies takes money. Lots of it. From grants to bakes sales, credit card max-outs to benevolent rich uncles, local filmmakers struggle to come up with the cash.
"...Local filmmaker Kat Candler is currently seeking financing for her second film,..."

May 24, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

"...Directed by: Kat Candler. Starring: Brandon Howe, Lindsay Broockman, Bryan Chafin, Paul..."

March 1, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Aaron Paul to Star in 'Hellion'
Kat Candler feature snags 'Breaking Bad' co-star
"...Deadline reported yesterday that Kat Candler's Hellion – based on the highly lauded short..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Getting Through Something Hard
Kat Candler's 'jumping off bridges' screens in conjunction with the Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition
"...filming, according to producer Stacy Schoolfield. She and writer/director Kat Candler had met with some distributors who thought the..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Screens Feature by C. Amber Pearce

Film News
Kat in a hot Austin indie summer; plus, 'How to Eat Fried Worms,' Jeffrey Travis, and the rest
"...Rough Cuts: Kat Candler sat on a Ramsay Park bench nibbling pasta..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
The Texas Film Commission copes with big departure; plus, Kat Candler, shooting updates, and casting calls
"...• Kat Crosses a Bridge: My personal buzz list of recent..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

ATX Film News
Emmys, gen:LOCK cast, plus a good omen for film incentives
" James Olsen in the CW's Supergirl) and director Kat Candler (who just wrapped up her time as showrunner..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Two Americans in Paris
UT grads go abroad for "Margot"
"...the advance narrative production course taught by local director Kat Candler (Hellion, Jumping off Bridges). Smith said, "We have..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

David Wingo Gets 'Some Sweet Relief'
Kat Candler directs Wingo’s latest music video
"...Directed by local filmmaker Kat Candler ("Hellion," "Black Metal"), the video follows a father..."

July 10, 2013 Screens Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Society Pages
Reading the next chapter of the Austin Film Society's playbook
"...who of local rising talent. Recent recipients, such as Kat Candler ("Black Metal"), the Zellner Bros. (Kid-Thing), and Andrew..."

June 21, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

TFPF Awards Filmmaker Grants
AFS' funding arm awards $121,000 to Texas filmmakers
Kat CandlerWhen a teen murders his teacher in the name..."

Aug. 29, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

How Diverge Came Together
Director James Morrison on films and filmmakers that influenced him
"...Kat Candler, Austin-based director of Hellion and producing director on..."

Aug. 15, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Interviews and reviews
"...D: Kat Candler; with Bryan Chafin, Glen Powell Jr., Savannah Welch,..."

March 17, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Film News
The top stories of 2005
" a theatre near you.4) Austin Mayor Jumps for Candler Runner-up for shining independent filmmaker is Kat Candler, who..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouse Is
Austin filmmakers on the promises and perils of crowdfunding
"...While critically acclaimed productions like Hellion have raised Kat Candler's profile, she still knows about hand-to-mouth filmmaking. When..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Good Eye: Crossing the (180-Degree) Line
Austin actresses go behind the camera
"...Katie Folger (Zero Charisma) is one of them. Having studied..."

March 20, 2015 Column by Amy Gentry

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