Katya Bankowsky

Production Company: Mass Appeal
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Katya Bankowsky is a director and former advertising agency executive producer/director whose work includes award winning TV commercials, branded entertainment and digital campaigns for clients including Reebok, NFL, WNBA, Verizon, the US Olympic Committee, Chase and Brazilian Brahma beer. She has worked with Maya Angelou, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and several top tier athletes. She recently directed a piece for the NY Times on French fashion icon Michele Lamy which kicked off a web series she writes, directs and co-stars in with Lamy. And this summer Bankowsky wrapped on several pieces of content for the NFL series, ‘The Handoff.’

Bankowsky’s award-winning feature documentary film Shadow Boxers premiered at the Toronto and Berlin International film festivals picking up numerous awards. Upon theatrical release, The NY Post described Shadow Boxers as “compelling and beautifully photographed… boxing hasn’t been shown this creatively on screen since Raging Bull”. The Los Angeles Times said simply “Shadow Boxers is the best boxing film you are likely to see.”