Lisa Katzman is a journalist, documentary filmmaker, and screenwriter. She produced and directed Tootie's Last Suit, an award-winning 2007 documentary about the Mardi Gras Indian culture of New Orleans. Katzman has been published in the New York Times, Film Comment, Interview, the Daily News, Playboy, Penthouse, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, Los Angeles Times, and other publications. She has taught screenwriting and film courses at Bard College, New York University's M.F.A. program in film production, Vassar College, and Tulane University.