is an award winning filmmaker and the founder/director of Silent Giant Productions based in New York City and Los Angeles. Silent Giant was originally formed in 2005 as an outlet for Karlhuber’s award winning short films. It has since grown into a full service film and video production company with a feature film and national ad campaigns on their roster. Kerstin's recent feature film debut, Fair Haven, has been called, "A Don't- Miss Indie” by Film Independent and "A stirring, tenderly wrought story handled with evenhandedness and grace” by the LA Times. The film has been acquired by the Academy Award winning, worldwide motion picture sales firm, The Little Film Company, and is being released domestically by Breaking Glass Pictures. Fair Haven enjoyed a US theatrical release in March 2017 followed by a DVD/ VOD release. The film has recently become the #1bestselling title on Amazon in the LGBT category in two European territories and in North America and is currently airing on Showtime.
Prior to Fair Haven, Kerstin's short films received awards and high praise on the festival circuit. She has worked extensively in television; producing, writing, and directing original content and ad campaigns. She is currently developing two feature films and a limited series. Kerstin holds a Master's Degree in Film Production from Boston University and undergraduate degrees in Musical Theater from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and The New School. She lives with her husband and 2 dogs and splits her time between Los Angeles and New York City.