Kat Montagu is a writer, producer, script analyst, story editor, and teacher. Author of the best-selling book The Dreaded Curse: Screenplay Formatting for Film & TV, she has a BFA and an MFA in Creative Writing. Her scripts have won awards and development funding. She wrote for the television series Alienated. She has been a story editor for many produced projects, and worked in script development for TV series. She is writing partners on a time travel novel-to-TV series adaption with Sara B Cooper. Kat has won VFS's Instructor of the Year and the WIFTV Leadership in Education Award. A full-time senior faculty member at Vancouver Film School and the senior story editor for Crazy 8s short filmmaking competition, Kat loves helping other writers to find their own voices.