Cath Gulick

Writer. Director.
Cath Gulick is a writer-director based in New York, focusing on character-driven drama features about outsiders. She wrote, produced, directed, photographed, and edited her first feature film, THE FEVER AND THE FRET, which went on to win awards at every festival it played, and was nominated by Film Threat for their 2019 Best Picture. THE FEVER AND THE FRET is now available on iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, and other major VOD platforms. Her previous short film world-premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival. After fleeing the Midwest, she got a degree in Latin from Oxford University, and then moved to New York City and worked every odd job available to pay for her filmmaking habit, from driving trucks and boats to managing burlesque shows to teaching pre-K. She now works as a stage manager for The Drilling Company, which produces Shakespeare in Bryant Park and Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. She studied acting and directing with Tony Spiridakis and at the Mary T. Boyer Studio; and currently studies writing with Roadmap Writers.


Feature. Drama. Released through IndieRights. Writer. Director. Editor. Cinematographer. A shy, artistic loner growing up in the Bronx, 14-year-old Eleanor is tormented at school because of the large birthmarks on her face.

Feature. Thriller. In Development. Writer. Director. In 1974, a struggling Vietnam vet risks destroying himself when he tries to rescue a brave young woman from truck stop sex trafficking.

Feature. Thriller. In Development. Writer. Director. Stranded women vikings must decide whether to spare a lost Christian missionary or incur the wrath of Odin.


"I suspect this dark, immersive, and disturbing exercise is just the beginning of a beautiful filmmaking career."


"Every minute of this film is powerful."


"The Fever and The Fret' is cinema in its purest form".




Nominated. Best Picture of 2018 

Special Jury. Narrative Feature 

Special Jury. Breakthrough Performance by an Actress 

Nominated. Best Narrative Feature 

Honorable Mentions. Best Actress & Best Director

FilmThreat AwardThis!

Lighthouse International Film Festival

LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

Queens World Film Festival

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My favorite films are able to capture the dark magic of a fairy tale.