In this ChessFest event presented by the UT Dallas Chess Program and Eugene McDermott Library, award-winning documentary producer and director Kattie Dellamaggiore will discuss the making of the successful film, Brooklyn Castle. She will also receive the UT Dallas Chess Educator of the Year Award. Dellamaggiore has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS This Morning, The Steve Harvey Show, NPR, CNN, MSNBC and FOX News Channel. Her work has appeared on MTV, A&E, HBO/Cinemax and VH1. In 2010 she and her husband, Nelson, co-founded the television and film production company Rescued Media.