Katherine Anna Kang

Katherine Anna Kang

Infobox Person
name = Katherine Anna Kang

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occupation = film producer, video game designer, marketing, public relations
spouse = John Carmack
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children = 1

Katherine Anna Kang is a machinima film producer and video game industry figure. In 2000, she founded Fountainhead Entertainment and remains as CEO. Formerly, Kang was the Director of Business Development for id Software. She is also known for co-founding the Academy of Machinima Arts and Sciences, and most recently for her work in the mobile gaming sector.


Katherine Anna Kang studied philosophy and biology at UCLA but left University life for a career in business and marketing.

Kang married game programmer John Carmack in January 2000 and in August 2004 had their first child.


Fountainhead's machinima include the award winning short "Anna", "In The Waiting Line" aired on MTV, "Game Over" aired on UPN, and "Sidrial" released via Fileplanet.


* Nintendo DS: "Orcs&Elves" (2007), for id Software, published by EA.
* Cell phone: "Wolfenstein RPG" (2008), for id Software, published by EA Mobile.
* Cell phone: "Orcs&Elves 2" (2007), for id Software, published by EA Mobile.
* Cell phone: "Orcs&Elves" (2006), for id Software, published by EA Mobile.
* Cell phone: "DoomRPG" (2005), for id Software, published by JAMDAT.
* "Sidrial" (2002), Fileplanet, CGW, PCZone, Play, PC Gamer, GameOn.
* "Quake III" (1999), id Software, published by Activision, Inc.
* "Quake II" (1997), id Software, published by Activision, Inc.
* "Kingpin: Life of Crime" (1999), Interplay Entertainment Corp.

External links

* [http://gamesindustry.biz:80/content_page.php?aid=22231 Games Industry Article on Kang]
* [http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=10874 Gamasutra: Fountainhead's Kang on Orcs&Elves]
* [http://www.gamegirlz.com/spotlght/spot_018.htm GamerGirlz spotlight on Kang]
* [http://www.machinima.com/article.php?article=383 2003 Machinima.com interview with Kang]
* [http://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,112531/ MobyGames' rap sheet on Kang]
* [http://www.mobygames.com/developer/shots/developerId,682/developerShotId,310/ Picture of Kang with husband Carmack]
* [http://www2004.bitfilm-festival.org/cgi-bin/festival.fpl?op=movie&mid=139h7UP&partner=bitfilm_en "Anna" at Bitfilm Festival 2004]
* [http://www.mobileindustry.biz/article.php?article_id=2130 MobileIndustry.biz interview with Kang]
* [http://www.womengamers.com/interviews/chat3.php WomenGamers.com chat with Kang]
* [http://www.wired.com/news/games/0,2101,53929,00.html Wired article on Machinima]
* [http://money.cnn.com/2005/08/12/technology/machinima_hollywood/ CNN Money article on Machinima]
* [http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_zdcgw/is_200402/ai_n9513675 Computer Gaming World article on Machinima]
* [http://www.next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3878&Itemid=36 100 Most Influential Women]

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