Kata Gugić (1990) graduated in Fashion Design from the Faculty of Textile Technology with a focus on theatrical costume design.
During her studies, she worked on scenography and costumes for film and theatre, and as a music programmer and promoter. While volunteering for Animafest Zagreb, she developed an interest for indie animation and decided to enrol in the MA in Animation and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Her graduation film Cockpera was screened at numerous film festivals worldwide including Clermont-Ferrand, Ottawa, Hiroshima and Animafest. It has also been selected for the CEE Animation Festival Network programme, as well as the CEE Animation Talents 2022. She is currently based in Zagreb where she works in the fields of animation, set design and costume design.