Kate is an award-winning director, writer and producer. Kate is the creator, director and producer of NarcoLeap a sci-fi web series currently airing on TELUS Optik, CBC GEM, and Air Canada and has sold internationally as well. NarcoLeap garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination, Writers’ Guild of Canada, and three Leo Award nominations and won Best sci-fi at Miami web fest, Baltimore and Asia web festival. NarcoLeap recently completed Season 2 of production and in paid development as a television series. Kate’s latest short film, a zombie, western dark comedy, Murphy’s Law is set to be released on CBC this Spring.
Kate has worked on numerous programs in lifestyle and factual television as a producer or director as well. Her work has aired on various networks such as HGTV, W Network, CBC, History, Fuel TV, and Slice. Kate’s first documentary, Not A Stranger, won the Audience Choice Award at the Vancouver Short Film Festival and was nominated for Best ‘Made in Canada’ Short at the Northwestfest. Kate’s second documentary, Melting Stars, won Best Short at the International Wildlife Film Festival.
Kate is a proud Alumna of Women in the Director’s Chair Story & Leadership Program, the National Screen Institute of Canada, Reykjavík International Film Festival Talent Lab, Vancouver Island University, and the University of British Columbia.