Karla Braun (kb) is an award-winning director and Emmy nominated writer based in Los Angeles. She was raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil then graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BA in Film and began her career at Miramax Films in 2001.
She has directed, written, and creative produced television, promos, key art campaigns, music videos and commercial spots for clients including: NBC, ABC, FOX, Freeform, Lifetime, History, Cartoon Network, A&E, OWN, CNN, ESPN, CNBC, CMT, TBS, Scripps Networks, Universal, Sony Pictures, HBO, Showtime, Disney, TV Land, MillerCoors, Fandango, Cisco, Mattel, Activision, Apple, Marvel and Netflix.
Karla also produced the short film #twitterkills, starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Sarah Paulson; it was a festival circuit success followed by a Funny or Die online launch and has won multiple awards to date.
A big believer in giving back and cultivating a new reality for female creatives in the entertainment business, Karla is a mentor to young women and filmmakers volunteering with multiple non-profit organizations in Los Angeles. She is also a proud member of Free the Bid.