Producer and Co-Founder, Fly Film
Prior to setting up Fly, Kate was Head of Television at Revolution Films. She co-produced Tony Grisoni’s adaptation of David Peace’s crime novels, The Red Riding Trilogy, and Samantha Morton’s directorial debut, The Unloved, which won a Bafta for Best Single Drama in 2010.
At Fly Kate has produced Randall Wright’s documentary Hockney; Pia Borg and Edward Lawrenson’s Abandoned Goods, with Lisa Marie Russo, which won the Golden Leopard for Best International Short at Locarno; Ken Loach’s documentary The Spirit of ’45 with Lisa Marie Russo and Rebecca O’Brien of Sixteen Films; and Terence Davies’ adaptation of The Deep Blue Sea, by Terence Rattigan, with Sean O’Connor of Camberwell Films. The film stars Rachel Weisz, Simon Russell Beale and Tom Hiddleston. Kate was also an executive producer on Self Made and Swandown.
Kate’s other producer and executive producer credits include the multi award winning Under the Skin (starring Samantha Morton), This is England, Bronson, A Cock and Bull Story, Brothers of the Head, This is Not A Love Song and One for the Road. Kate was the executive producer for the Cinema Extreme short film scheme for the UK Film Council and Film4 and ran the BFI’s New Director’s short film scheme, executive producing over 60 short films.
Most recently, Kate produced “The End of the F***ing World starring Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Gemma Whelan and Wunmi Mosaku, for Clerkenwell Films, Channel 4 and Netflix.