Katie Torpey is an award-winning WGA Screenwriter / Filmmaker with a MFA from UCLA School of Film and Television. She has sold several screenplays, produced and written for television, and worked for numerous studios and networks. Her original screenplay The Perfect Man was released in theaters in June 2005 starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear and Chris Noth. She also wrote and directed the highly acclaimed independent film Truth About Kerry shot in Ireland starring Stana Katic (ABC TV show Castle), which was released in April 2012. Also, she Co-created Mother Up! an animated TV show about motherhood starring Eva Longoria which premiered on Hulu.com and on City TV (primetime Canadian Television) in January 2014. There are 13 episodes. Katie’s latest feature film project Spaghetti Park is in preproduction and is slated to shoot in 2017.
Katie is in the process of launching her own production company. She has several television projects and movies in development and preproduction. She is currently adapting her book, “Just Breathe” (about her 130 pound weight loss story) into a screenplay, which she will produce in 2017-2018.
Katie is also a weight loss spokesperson for the Handel Group. She speaks with women from all over the world helping them lose weight and change their lives. To view a video of Katie and hear more about her transformation working with the Handel Method®, visit www.handelgroup.com.
In her spare time, Katie teaches TV and Screenwriting at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield Ct. For more information or to register for one of her classes visit:
Katie is also releasing an online digital screenwriting product in April 2017 called “How to Write a Screenplay in 40 Days.” If you are interested in purchasing the product, please send an email to Katie@katietorpey.com, or sign up below to receive information regarding its release.