Sarit Catz... Princess Of Comedy

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And let me tell you, working in comedy is a royal pain!

Separated at Birth - Gary Coleman & Yoda

TELEVISION & FILM

1992 - Present –WRITER/PRODUCER, TELEVISION & FILM. As member of the writing staff, performed writing, rewriting and producing duties for:

  • "MARINO'S," Writer, Executive Producer, INDIE AWARD OF MERIT, L.A. REEL FILM FESTIVAL HONORABLE MENTION, THE ACCOLADE AWARD, GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL HOME GROWN AWARD
  • "COMIC BELIEF," Writer, Executive Producer, ANIMANIACS FESTIVAL, NEW FILMMMAKERS SPRING SCREENING SERIES 2009, WINDSOR PRIZE FOR ARTS IN FILM
  • "AFTER HOURS WITH SARIT CATZ," Head Writer, Executive Producer, Host, PRINCETON SERVER GROUP TELEVISION
  • "WHAT SHE'S HAVING," Writer, Executive Producer, NEW YORK TELEVISION FESTIVAL, BIG APPLE FILM FESTIVAL
  • "THE BUZZ," Producer, Host, PRINCETON SERVER GROUP TELEVISION
  • "THE MORNING SHOW WITH MIKE AND JULIET," Writer, FOX
  • "THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS," Contributing Writer, ABC News
  • “TALK TO ME,” starring Kyra Sedgwick, Consulting Producer, ABC
  • “SOUL MAN,” starring Dan Aykroyd, Co-Producer, ABC
  • “THE CREW,” starring Dondre Whitfield, Co-Producer, FOX
  • “COACH,” starring Craig T. Nelson, Co-Producer, ABC
  • “CAFÉ AMERICAIN,” starring Valerie Bertinelli, Executive Story Consultant, NBC
  • “FULL HOUSE,” starring John Stamos, the Olson Twins, Executive Story Editor, ABC 

Producer and Head Writer of “THE BOB GONZO SHOW,” a sketch variety show on cable network RipeTV and syndicated nationally. Write or oversee the writing of all sketches, cast and direct actors, participate in all elements of post-production.

Sold options on original FEATURE FILM screenplay, “CHAIN OF FOOLS, ” and original FEATURE FILM screenplay ““ME AND THE KING.” Both are currently being marketed to studios by producers.

Wrote pilot for UPN, “GIRLS’ NIGHT,” an original one-hour comedy/drama. Wrote original sitcom pilot, "CLICK," for BIG TICKET TELEVISION, a division of SPELLING ENTERTAINMENT.

Wrote freelance episode of "HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS," the first-run syndicated series starring Peter Scolari.

 

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For my IMDb page, click here.

Check out the trailer for my latest pilot, "MARINO'S"
Not bad, eh??

Here's the trailer for "What She's Having," another pilot...

 

And the trailer for "Comic Belief" my hybrid animation-live action short...

 

 

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I taught two classes at the Screenwriting Expo in Los Angeles.

Yup, me and William Goldman, John Cleese and Shane Black.  Uh, huh.  That's what she said!

RADIO

1991 – 1992 - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, “SONG PARODY SERVICE,” ABC RADIO NETWORKS. Wrote and produced weekly song parodies for ABC radio affiliates with "Morning Zoo"-type formats.
1989 – 1991 - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/CREATOR, "MORNING SHOW PREP PRODUCED COMEDY," ABC RADIO NETWORKS. Wrote, produced, directed and acted in daily topical comedy bits for ABC radio affiliates with "Morning Zoo"-type formats.

1988 – 1989 - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/CREATOR, "MORNING SHOW PREP," ABC RADIO NETWORKS. Wrote daily news, information and joke sheet for ABC radio affiliates with "Morning Zoo"-type formats.

1988 - Wrote freelance radio comedy sketches and song parodies for Z-100-FM, NEW YORK. Also wrote freelance bits and song parodies for syndicated radio comedy services such as THE AMERICAN COMEDY NETWORK and DR. DAVE’S COMEDY DROPS.

ETC.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, BA with Honors in International Relations.
WHARTON SCHOOL, BSE in International Business.

FUN STUFF

Perform stand-up comedy in clubs throughout New York and New Jersey including The Comic Strip, Stand-Up New York, Rascals, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Jenkinson’s, and others.

Produce and appear in regular stand-up show, "Girls Gone Funny."

Teach sitcom writing class at Columbia University's Graduate Filmmaking Program and at the People's Improv Theater - The P.I.T. in Manhattan, New York City. The P.I.T. classes have been named the "Best in New York" by New York magazine and the "Best New Development in Comedy" by Time Out New York magazine.

Winner of three WRITERS’ GUILD OF AMERICA Awards.

Semi-Finalist in ScriptapaloozaTV Writing Competition for original comedy pilot, "WHAT SHE'S HAVING."

Semi-Finalist in "Great Canadian Laugh-Off" - and NOT Canadian, go figure. 

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Here's me and with Danny Aiello, after I performed at his club.  LOVE this man!