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Katie Schuler

Director, Coral & Oak Studios
Washington D.C. US
Available for Freelance
Is Hiring
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee
Katie Schuler is a conservation filmmaker, National Geographic Storyteller & Head of Production at Coral & Oak Studios.


An advocate for the planet’s most at-risk species, Katie leverages over 15 years of filmmaking experience on six continents to tell engaging stories that speak to our shared sense of empathy and compassion. Her award-winning films, which explore the challenges and rewards of living alongside nature, have accrued millions of views, and inspired meaningful conservation victories across the world. Her production company, Coral & Oak Studios, has partnered with many of the most recognizable names in wildlife filmmaking, including National Geographic, Smithsonian, BBC, HBO, and PBS. Katie is a graduate of the Corcoran College of Art and Design, a Henry Luce Fellow, and a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers. For the past year, Katie has been field producing on a docu-series called Wild Hope which showcases amazing conservation success stories around the world, commissioned by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's non-profit studio Tangled Bank Studios with initial distribution on PBS. She currently lives in Portland, Maine with her family and is working on her first feature film.