Some Featured Work
(other properties are available)

A short film

An Official Selection at over

45 film festivals in 2020.

As a boy, Clark always felt like the odd bird in his conservative ranch family. To cope, he created a comic book, “The Adventures of Odd Bird,” making himself the hero of his own story. Now 19, a publisher is interested in his work and Clark needs to return home to get the comic manuscript…and tell his mom his truth. Clark fears once he tells her he’s gay, he won’t be welcome there again.

The film has received numerous awards at festivals for: Best Director, Best Writing, People's Choice, Best LGBTQ+ Short, and several awards for our actors.

The Unsung

Historic Drama TV Series

Inspired by true events, this is the riveting story of entrepreneur, activist and all around bad-ass Mary Ellen Pleasant. (Property available. Production attachments: Quincy Jones Productions, Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, Goldmann Pictures)

That's My Baby

Feature Film

A light-hearted drama. 

When a broke artist with no tolerance for children agrees to be a surrogate mother for her perfect sister, she struggles to relinquish the child she’s carrying after falling madly in love with the baby.

Lost Pages

Children's TV Historic Adventure Series

With the guidance of their quirky librarian, a group of kids must travel back in time to recover the stories of some of the most fascinating historic figures you’ve never heard of before the evil Professor Magpie hoards all the stories for himself.

The kids discover a new historic character each episode and rush to record it in the book, The Lost Pages, before the tale is captured and doomed to eternal obscurity by the evil story hoarder Dr. Magpie. 

Got Your Back

Dark Drama Feature


When a group of college friends reunites at a remote lake, the fun and games take a deadly turn. Secrets and suspicions emerge as the old friends struggle to determine whether there’s a killer among them, or if the threat stems from the sordid history of the lake itself as they fight to survive.

Katy's feature script COMING OF AGE, is currently in preproduction with Producer Sarah Carson.

Other properties are available.

Assignments are welcome. 


Katy Dore is an award winning fiction writer, screenwriter and actor. After completing her undergraduate studies at Stanford University, she earned an MFA at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.


Katy’s screenplays and short film have won numerous awards in screenwriting competitions and film festivals throughout the world.


Growing up in a small logging town in Northern California, Katy spent her summers listening to stories around the campfire. As a storyteller, Katy is drawn to narratives featuring strong women and complex personal relationships. When Katy isn’t writing you can find her playing tennis, hiking, or flyfishing.


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