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Feature Film | Writer • Director


The life of a shy and troubled student illuminates when her photography project sparks a blossoming romance with the girl of her dreams.

"A moving piece of passion...

a mesmeric portrait of romance in this era." 

Haren Yong - Actress Obsession

"An understated tale of young love" 

 David Pountain - Editor and Press Officer, FilmDoo

"Cat Skin is at the same time a humorous and beautiful story about love" 

Mart Kuhi - Program Creator, JustFilm

"Director Daniel Grasskamp tells a modern love story with confidence

and thoughtfulness, but also knows how to inject moments

of searing pain that break the spell"

Enrrico Wood Lagonigro - Senior CuratorOaxaca FilmFest

"...fragile, subtle, passionate...a tender, loving look at a budding lesbian relationship...

a finely etched little drama with a very solid performance at its heart" 


"I really loved your movie!!!!!!!!!!  The intensity in your characters is amazing!

I must say that Cat Skin was a hit...I think you're a real talent" 

Linda Watson - OUTShine Film Festival Board Member


Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, USA


Gryphon Award
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy 

Best Women's Feature
North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA 

 Emergence Award
Oaxaca Film Festival, Mexico


OUTShine Film Festival Miami & FT. Lauderdale, USA
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy
North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA 
Oaxaca Film Festival, Mexico
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, USA
Seoul International Youth Film Festival, South Korea 

PÖFF: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia
Reel Affirmations - Washington D.C.’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival
Cat - Jodie Hirst
April - Caspian Faye
Steven - Isaac Money
Sally / April's Mum - Caroline Oakes
Jim / April's Dad - Graham Cawte
Cat's Mum - Pip Henderson

Writer, Director & Producer - Daniel Grasskamp
Cinematography - Joni Juutilainen
Production Design, Props & Costumes - Marja-Lisa Hedenquist
Hair and Make-up - Siân Revill / Brittany Jamison-Lackey
Composer - Andrea Possee
Editor & Colourist - Daniel Grasskamp
Sound Design - Shane Gravestock

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