Artistic Director Kate Kaminski is a screenwriter, director, and independent filmmaker whose films have screened all over the world. As Gitgo Productions, she and partner Betsy Carson have produced more than 30 films, including 4 low-budget features and numerous short fiction and non-fiction films. Gitgo’s 53-episode improvised Willard Beach was the first web series produced in Maine. In 2011, Kaminski founded the Bluestocking Film Series, a one-of-a-kind event and Maine’s only women in film festival. Kaminski holds a bachelor’s in Psychology from University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in Film from Boston University. She teaches production, film studies, and screenwriting part-time at University of Southern Maine and Maine College of Art.