Mr. Katz' first job in the movie business was as part of the crew of Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs. He later worked with producers Sydney Pollack and Lindsay Doran on Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility.
He then joined leading NYC independent film company Good Machine, spending five years working on some of the company's most notable productions, such as Ang Lee's The Ice Storm and Todd Solondz' Happiness.
Mr. Katz' first feature as producer was Jim Fall's Trick, which debuted to acclaim at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. The independent romantic comedy starred Christian Campbell, J.P. Pitoc, and Tori Spelling.
He received an Emmy Award nomination for executive-producing Moisés Kaufman's The Laramie Project, the HBO Films feature that world-premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.
In 2002, Mr. Katz inaugurated his own NYC-based production company, Elemental Films. In 2003, he was cited as one of Variety's 10 Producers to Watch.
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|Birthday||May 19, 1971 (51)|
|Birthplace||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|