Katrine graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2009 with her award-winning short documentary Book of Miri. She won the Audience Award at the American Documentary Film Festival in 2014 for her debut feature documentary Dance for Me. The film was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2015. She co-founded the production company Good Company Pictures in 2014. While filming Beautiful Something Left Behind, Philp worked through the grief of losing her own father.