Talent Guide

Kase Pena

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Grants and Awards 2018, Project Involve 2018


Kase Pena was born in New York. She is a Latina Transgender woman of Dominican descent. A graduate of the CCNY film program, she’s mostly interested in relating human stories.
Her evocatively written feature I Love Hate, was workshopped at this year’s Outfest Screenwriting Lab. An active member of the Writers Guild, to date, she’s the only known transgender Latina woman to join the WGAW. Trabajo, a short film she wrote and directed, was picked up by HBO for distribution. Kase is currently in post-production on ¿Familia? a short film detailing the struggles of an undocumented Transgender Dominican woman.