Chloe Sevigny has started shooting the short film “Kitty” in Los Angeles, marking her directorial debut.

Producers are Christina Piovesan of First Generation Films and Lizzie Nastro. “Kitty” has been adapted by Sevigny from Paul Bowles’ short story about a little girl who dreams of becoming a kitten and finds herself transformed into one.

“Kitty” stars Ione Skye (“Arrested Development”), newcomer Edie Yvonne and Lee Meriwether.

Sevigny’s acting credits include “Kids,” “The Last Days of Disco,” “Boys Don’t Cry” and “American Psycho.” She won a Golden Globe for her role in HBO’s “Big Love” and has starred in the Netflix series “Bloodline” and Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story.”

Seamus McGarvey, whose credits include “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Atonement” and “The Avengers,” is the cinematographer.

Nastro’s producing credits include “Look Away,” starring Shannon Tarbet, Aidan Turner, Benjamin Walker and Sevigny; “The Wannabe,” starring Patricia Arquette and Vincent Piazza; and “Bluebird,” starring John Slattery.

Sevigny is repped by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Skye is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Oren Segal at Management Production Entertainment. Meriwether is repped by Michael Einfeld at Michael Einfeld Management. Yvonne is repped by Danny Bjelajac at The Group Management.