Kate Erbland is the New York–based Deputy Editor, Film of IndieWire, where she writes and edits daily for the site, with a special emphasis on female filmmakers, in-depth interviews, and awards season coverage (including five turns backstage at the Oscars). She has worked at IndieWire since 2015. Some of her previous work can be found at Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stone, The Dissolve, Vulture, New York Daily News, MSN Movies, and Boxoffice Magazine. She has served on juries and nominating committees for DOC NYC, the Sarasota Film Festival, the Hamptons International Film Festival, the Cinema Eye Honors, the Gothams, and the Critics’ Choice Awards, among others. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Art History from Loyola Marymount University. She is a member of the NYFCC and the BFCA.