Kathleen Davison

Kathleen Davison is an award-winning filmmaker (Effloresce, Primrose Lane, Tech Bettys) with more than 60 festival and professional accolades to her credit, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Web Series. Founder and CEO of Painted Saint Entertainment, Davison’s production company is dedicated to fearlessly pushing the boundaries of media to inspire positive change by honoring the motto: ENDEAVOR. EMPOWER. ENLIGHTEN. ENDURE.

Projects on the PSE development slate expose lost pieces of American history, balance the gender scales, and champion diversity. Genres run the gamut from historical biopics to psychological thrillers and comedies, and production includes feature film, short film, television, documentary, web series, and commercial content. 

Davison is a Sundance Fellow, a founding and current board member of GreenLight Women, a former board member of The Alliance of Women Directors, and a member of SAG-AFTRA. She holds a BA in Theater from Penn State University.