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Kate is an award-winning director and cinematographer whose work explores power, identity and citizenship in the digital age. She experiments with form in her films, playing with genre conventions to investigate truth. Her work has screened internationally at film festivals and galleries including the BFI London Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, AFI Docs, The Showroom, and DOC NYC and on online outlets such as Channel 4 News, Aeon, The Atlantic, and Short of the Week. Her Grierson and RTS award-winning film FAKE NEWS FAIRYTALE was included in the BFI’s season Born Digital: Raised by the Internet and exhibited in a group show Digital Citizenship: The Precarious Subject at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in 2019.
Kate has taught documentary filmmaking at the National Film & Television School and is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Moving Image at UCL. Her work has been supported by the Tribeca Film Institute, Catapult Film Fund, Lush Film Fund, and BFI/Doc Society and in 2020 she was a documentary fellow with the Logan Nonfiction Program.
She is currently developing a hybrid feature documentary.
Awards & Honours
2020 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Grantee
2020 Logan Nonfiction Fellowship
2020 Lumen Prize for Art & Technology (Shortlisted - Moving Image)
2020 Catapult Film Fund Grantee
2019 Lush Film Fund Grantee
2019 BFI Network x BAFTA Crew Mentorship Program
2019 Short of the Week
2019 The Atlantic Selects
2019 RTS Award (Winner - Best Postgraduate Factual)
2019 RTS Craft Award for Cinematography (Nominated)
2019 RTS Craft Award for Writing (Nominated)
2018 Grierson Award (Winner - Best Student Documentary)
2019 One World Media Awards (Longlisted)
2017 Grierson Award (Shorlisted - Best Student Documentary)
Screenings & Exhibitions
2020 - BFI London Film Festival
2020 - AFI Docs
2019 - “Digital Citizenship: The Precarious Subject” BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, U.K.
2019 - “There Is No Alternative” by Navine G. Khan-Dossos — The Showroom U.K.
2019 -"Born Digital: Raised by the Internet” — British Film Institute season
2019 - “Global Conference for Media Freedom” — British Council
2019 - Taturana Human Rights Film Festival
2019 - Berlin British Shorts Film Festival
2019 - London Short Film Festival
2019 - Rethinking Economics
2019 - “Love Thy Neighbour: The New Politics of Walls”, Channel 4 News
2019 - Federal University of Santa Catarina
2019 - Restless Women Collective - Vila Flores Cultural Association
2019 - Library Arlete Persoli, Educational Center Heliópolis.
2019 - Álvares Penteado Trade School Foundation (FECAP)
2019 - Federal University of Western Pará - Cine Mais Cultura Project
2019 - International Seminar on Culture and Democracy
2019 - “Fake News: A New Challenge for West Democracies or Old Wine in New Bottles?” — Kino Artis, Estonia
2018 - BFI London Film Festival
2018 - DOC NYC
2018 - Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
2018 - Sheffield Doc/Fest
2018 - London Short Film Festival
2018 - Investigative Film Festival Skopje
2018 - MakeDox
2018 - International Human Rights Film Festival Albania
2018 - ZagrebDox
2018 - “Building Bridges After The Knife Crime Epidemic: Volunteer Police Cadets”, Channel 4 News
2018 - “How the Contours of Fresh Water Help to Shape the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”, Aeon Magazine
2017 - “Life in a Tower Block After Grenfell”, Channel 4 News
2017 - Chelsea Arts Club
2017 - London Short Film Festival
2017 - Sheffield Doc/Fest
2016 - Open City Docs
Fake News Fairytale
Please contact me for filmography, references or work samples.
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