The head of the TV crew that’s assigned to film Katniss’s propaganda videos. Cressida is a talented director with a keen eye for useful footage. Her desire to film Katniss in action is so great that she lies about Katniss’s plan to kill Coriolanus Snow in the hopes that Katniss will act heroically on camera.
Cressida Character Timeline in Mockingjay
The timeline below shows where the character Cressida appears in Mockingjay. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...followed by her TV crew. Inside, she finds chaos: the bombings have killed many patients. Cressida quietly asks Katniss if she’d like to say anything—to her own surprise, Katniss answers that... (full context)
...mother leaves, and guards wheel Katniss to Command, where she finds Coin, Plutarch, Gale, Fulvia, Cressida, Haymitch, and Boggs. Katniss notices that Boggs has broken his nose in the explosions in... (full context)
...Katniss agrees with Plutarch, adding that it feels good to “do something for a change.” Cressida tells the group that she’s gotten more excellent footage of Katniss at the hospital, which... (full context)
...she appears defiant and brave—exactly the opposite of the way Snow wants her to feel. Cressida agrees, and the two of them begin shooting short interviews in which Katniss talks about... (full context)
...to assassinate Snow. Jackson says that she doesn’t believe Katniss, and demands the Holo. Unexpectedly, Cressida speaks out—she says that Katniss is telling the truth. Coin sent Peeta to Katniss, Cressida... (full context)
...lead and head toward President Snow. Finnick, Gale, and the rest of the team (including Cressida’s TV crew) resolve to follow. A few members of the team, including Pollux, a young... (full context)
...others to her presence. In the woman’s house, the team finds clothes and makeup. Gale, Cressida, and Pollux change clothes, and Peeta and Katniss use the makeup to disguise their faces. (full context)
...and news bulletins calling for Katniss’s immediate arrest—the news that she died has been overturned. Cressida takes the group to a store owned by her friend Tigris. Tigris, like many residents... (full context)