Kathleen Fairweather is an award-winning journalist, DVD producer, documentary filmmaker and author with more than 10 years' experience in print and production.

Her original documentaries include All The King’s Men: The Hidden World of Elvis Impersonators featuring Elvii of all sizes, shapes and colors including El Vez and Dread Zeppelin and was written up in the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times Magazines.

Fairweather was previously the Director of DVD Production for MGM where she oversaw the development and production of documentaries for more than 40 Special Edition DVDs -- including Thelma and Louise, Buckaroo Banzai, Mad Max and The Usual Suspects, to name a few.

She was also the producer and creator of Imagine Media's Total Movie DVD -- the first DVD bundled with a film magazine. Fairweather oversaw the creation of original content and acquisitions of DVD programming from Paramount, Universal, Artisan, MGM, DreamWorks, Disney, Miramax, Warner Brothers, and USA Films. And she was the creator and producer of the American Society of Cinematographer (ASC) DVD series, Treasures From the ASC.

A member of PEN, Fairweather has been a featured speaker and panelist at numerous conferences and was a Jurist for the DVD Pro-Awards in Hollywood. She has launched and was editor-in-chief for Creative Planet’s pioneering DVD Artist web magazine and the International Documentary Magazine. Fairweather has also authored numerous articles for The Writer’s Guild Magazine, Director’s Guild Magazine, American Cinematographer, International Photographer, International Cinematographer Magazine, Variety, MovieMaker Magazine, BackStage West, The Santa Barbara News Press and the Los Angeles Times.

She is the author of Wannabe, a black comedy about a Hollywood stage mom who lives out her life through her son, and is currently working on The Devil I Know, described as hell hath no fury like a Brooklyn girl growing up in the Mojave Desert.


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