About


Kate is a London-based filmmaker who takes unconventional, creative approaches to social and political themes in her work. She recently directed FAKE NEWS FAIRYTALE (Sheffield Doc/Fest ‘18), a playful fairytale documentary for the post-truth age, telling the story of a teenager who writes fake news in Macedonia. Prior to that, she directed the Grierson-shortlisted short documentary UNSPEAKABLE (Sheffield Doc/Fest ‘17, LSFF '18, ZagrebDox '18), about three Muslim men labelled as ‘non-violent extremists’ by the British government, and WATER VALLEY (Open City Docs ‘16), about a Palestinian farmer facing water access issues, which showed online on Aeon Mazazine in a feature about how water shapes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As a documentary cinematographer, Kate has shot films for Channel 4 News, the Bureau for Investigative Journalism, Sky and a range of commercial video clients, including Honda and London Games Festival. Kate is a graduate of the UK’s National Film & Television School, where she received an M.A. in Directing Documentary film.