Katrina Taylor is a Los Angeles based film editor who is drawn to character driven stories with an emphasis on emotional accuracy and social relevance. She values cinematic storytelling and the exploration of sonic landscapes within the documentary genre. Most recently Katrina served as editor for the feature documentary Young Men and Fire which premiered at the 2018 Camden International Film Festival and opens the fall season of PBS Independent Lens.
Previous roles include editor for the Virtual Reality film Awavena, (2018 Sundance Film Festival, World Economic Forum, Venice Biennale) / Editor for the feature documentary Boone ( SXSW, Berlinale) / Assistant editor for The Pearl ( True/False, HotDocs) which was awarded Grand Jury Prize at Dallas International Film Festival and nominated for a Spotlight award from Cinema Eye Honors. She was a contributing editor at the 2016 Sundance Institute Edit and Story Labs and early roles include Associate Producer for the Discovery Channel Global Education Project, Assistant Editor with the Academy Award-winning The Empowerment Project and Director of Acquisitions for the documentary distribution company Collective Eye. Her work has been supported by Impact Partners, The Sundance Institute, Catapult Film Fund, Filmmaker Fund, IFP, Film Independent, Chicken and Egg, NYSCA and The Ford Foundation.