Caitlin Denny is an archivist and filmmaker. She earned a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA in 2017, and a BFA degree in Media Arts from California College of the Arts in 2009. She has exhibited her film and video work internationally and has curated exhibitions in California, New York, and France. She is co-creator of the former online-based art gallery JstChillin, a landmark net-art project that garnered critical attention toward internet-based artwork.
Denny is currently working on a feature-length experimental documentary with her husband, Miles Votek, about a lost film starring Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters titled Atlantis Risen. She spent the last two years preserving and digitizing 495 reels of film and magnetic tape from the Ken Kesey Film Collection at USC’s Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive with the aid of the UCLA Film & Television Archive. She also works as a media archivist at a major film studio in Los Angeles.