Kate is a freelance Film Director and Writer living in London originally from Yorkshire. She graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a First Class Hons in Fine Art. Kate went on to work as Assistant Art Director with Production Designer Sami Khan on a number of Northern dramas before moving to London to hone her photographic eye assisting editorial fashion and portrait photographers for a number of years.
Kate’s aim as a film director is to unearth stories that represent the under represented and deal sensitively with home truths. Kate’s passion for topics relating to gender saw her conceptual dance film, ‘Unboxing’, 2017 commissioned by Nowness show at San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2018 and Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018. Kate continues to explore her connection with art through her films and recently completed a short documentary for The Barbican’s The Art of Change series about censorship in public art; after having completed a series of 7 films on sustainable fashion practice around the globe for the British Council. Kate's other titles include a commercial for Dita Eyewear, a fashion film for Gucci x Vogue China and a music promo for Hazel English. Kate is currently in pre-production for her first short drama ‘Vert’ set to shoot December 2018.