Katherine Dudley Blair is an educator and award-winning filmmaker. She is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies/Digital Production at Shorter University. Katherine loves sharing her passion with her students and is excited about mentoring the next generation of filmmakers.
Katherine earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications/TV Broadcasting (1999) from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), Master’s Degree in Trade & Industrial Education (2005) from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Master’s Degree in School Administration (2008) from UNCP, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Film Production (2016) from Full Sail University.
Katherine is the writer, director and producer of a Bronze Telly Award-winning short documentary, The Perfect Selfie. She is also the writer, director, and editor of an award-winning short comedy, The Bet and the award-winning feature document, Making a Difference. Katherine is currently focusing on her writing and won Best Short Script at the Content 2022 Film Festival for her script, Kids Just Wanna Have Fun.
Katherine has several film credits in various positions and can be found on IMDb. She worked on the set of First Kill with director Steven C. Miller as the assistant to Bruce Willis and Hayden Christensen. Katherine was the Education Director for the Rome International Film Festival for a couple of years and was the assistant for Burt Reynolds at the 2017 festival.
Katherine has a passion for visual storytelling and education. She works on local film projects in the Georgia area when she is not teaching.