Kat has been working in stop motion animation since 1991. Starting with Nightmare Before Christmas through Coraline in 2009. On James and the Giant Peach she was Assistant Director to Henry Selick and continues to collaborate with him. She was DP for Some Divine Wind, which is now on permanent collection at NYMoMA. The stop motion-live action mixed short, Mermaids on Mars, won the Carmel Film Festival Animation award along with 21 other festival awards across the country. She is passionate about all forms of animation but specializes in stop motion production.