BioKristen Renee Gorlitz graduated with honors from Grand Valley State University with a BA in narrative film. During college, she interned under Rebecca Green (Producer, It Follows) at Tic Toc Studios.
After graduating, she went on to work in the art department on films such as 30 Minutes or Less (Dir. Ruben Fleischer, Zombieland), Virginia (Dir. Dustin Lance Black, Milk), The Steam Experiment (Dir. Philippe Martinez, Game of Death), and Offspring (Dir. Andrew Van Den Houten, The Woman). With this experience, Kristen moved to Los Angeles where she formed her own production company, Strange Worlds Production Studios.
Currently, Kristen is an assistant manager in TV distribution at NBCUniversal. In her spare time, she writes movies and comic books. Her story, The Empties, is an official selection of The Global Independent Film Awards and The Independent Horror Movie Awards.