WRITER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER
BECK KITSIS is a writer, director, and producer focused on developing emotionally-charged social impact stories. She is currently co-writing and producing STRAWBERRY SUMMER, which has received support from Cinereach and is slated to shoot in 2019. She is also developing her script for ROUTE ONE, a psychological thriller about an incel, which will mark her feature directorial debut. As a director and editor, Beck has worked across short film and music video content. Beck’s music video for her band SIGNAL premiered on NYLON in November 2018. She recently produced THE RAT (dir. Carlen May-Mann, 2019 Sundance Film Festival), as well as the feature documentary NARROWSBURG (dir. Martha Shane, post-production) and a short 16mm film based on the German mountain films of the 1920s and '30s entitled THE INCONCEIVABLE MOUNTAIN (dir. Daniel Witken, post-production).
In addition to producing, Beck worked with Susan Norget to open THE LOOK OF SILENCE (2015), CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (2015), and WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (2015) to critical acclaim. Her marketing work at Sony Pictures Classics culminated in award-winning campaigns for SON OF SAUL (2015), TONI ERDMANN (2016), ELLE (2016), CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (2017), and A FANTASTIC WOMAN (2017).
Beck’s work as a production designer and prop master can be seen in several features including CLINGER (2015 Slamdance Film Festival), NO PAY, NUDITY (starring Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne, and Frances Conroy) and EXPOSED (starring Keanu Reeves and Ana de Armas).