Catherine Santos Pearce is an MA student in the School of Interactive Arts & Technology, SFU. Catherine received a BA in Media Arts with a focus on documentary from BYU, where she won the inaugural Women in Film award in 2018.
Her research interests include the integration of film and video games, narrative theory in video games, circular narratives, and immigration and the Latin American diaspora. She is currently working towards developing a video game with documentary concepts and she works at SFU as a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant.
She has directed and produced several documentary shorts that have shown and received awards at numerous film festivals internationally, including her 2018 short DREAMer, which intimately portrays the life of a DACA recipient and university student in the United States.