Kathy daSilva

  • Director/Writer/Content Creator

ABOUT ME:
Director. Writer. Showrunner:
20+ years of experience successfully creating long and short-form programs and projects for everything from scripted to documentaries, kid’s comedy to ghost tales, fashion to music to sports to food to crime to re-design to reality.

TV. Digital. Social Media:
Series. Commercials. Branding. Music Videos. PSAs. EPKs. Educational. Corporate. Client Direct.

Storyteller. Content Creator:
Literally many thousands of hours in the field, studio and post.
I’ve shot in all formats from single to multi-camera and posted in
every type of editorial environment.

Endlessly Versatile. Creatively Restless:
I know how to make things beautiful and sound great.

Negotiator. Collaborator. Leader:
I know how long a project will take and how much it will cost.
Hire cast & crew. Lead & manage a team. Juggle episodes & projects.

Award-Winner:
Emmy
Nominated three more times for the Emmy
Ace Award
NY International Silver Film and TV Award
Monitor Award
Lifetime Award from the Chief Executive
Entertainment Weekly/Lifetime TV: ‘Women Who Really Rock’
(I’d like to think that I do. My teenager tells me otherwise)

Education

2 BAs at Rutgers University

New Brunswick NJ

BA in Communications
BA in Economics

Non-matriculated at NYU Tisch School of The Arts

NY NY

Film School

Awards

Women Who Really Rock, Entertainment Weekly/Lifetime TV

Silver, NY Internat’l Film & Television Award

NCAA Anti-Gambling Campaign

Emmy Nominee, National Academy of TV Art And Sciences

ESPN

Emmy Nominee, NATAS

MTV sports

Emmy Winner, NATAS

MTV Sports

ACE Award, Cable

MTV Sports

Monitor Award, BDA

ABC Nightline Show Open

Award From the Chief Executive, Lifetime TV

Given to employee contributing most to network

Emmy Nominee Outstanding Serialized Documentary, NATAS

For Esquire’s number #1 rated Friday Night Tykes

Clients

Esquire TV, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Travel Channel, Discovery, Lifetime, Discovery ID, Bio, MTV Latino, Food Network, NBC Peacock Productions, Voom, OLN, Court TV, ESPN, NCAA, Nike, CBS Sports, ABC Sports, Polygram Records, Interscope Records, BMG Records, Time Warner, Fuse, Sony Music, PBS Kids, MetLife, Brooks Brothers, American Express

Specialties

DirectingWritingProducingShowrunningStorytelling

Skills

AvidFinal Cut ProPhotoshopAdobe Premiere Pro