Kelsey Rauber is a New York-based Creative and Screenwriter/Producer. She currently works as a Creative Director at a national mental health nonprofit. She co-owns the Queens-based production company CongestedCat Productions and uses her time by telling stories in any medium she can.
Kelsey was raised in Aargau, Switzerland in a bilingual household and always had an affinity towards the arts.
In 2012, Kelsey won first place in the New York City Screenwriting Festival, Comedy division for her feature screenplay "About a Donkey." That same screenplay also made the semifinals in the 2013 LA Shorts Comedy Screenplay Competition. Kelsey and her creative partner Christina Raia created the hit web series "Kelsey". It became a critical and viral success leading to a successful crowdfunding campaign, where they raised 120% of their original goal.
Under the CongestedCat umbrella, Kelsey has gone on to write and produce numerous award-winning shorts. Kelsey’s award-winning feature film "About a Donkey" is now available on Vimeo, and Seed&Spark.
In 2018, Kelsey made her directorial debut with the short film ‘Revelations’.
Her most recent award-winning short, ‘Affliction,’ is now available to watch online.
Dedicated to making the world a better place