Kate Jessop is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across animated shorts, promos and artist’s film and video. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Reykjavik and Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2007 she was included in the ‘Best of Birds Eye View’ touring programme. In 2008 she won the Femme Fantastique award at the London Short Film Festival and was selected for the WIFT international touring programme
showcasing new female filmmaking talent.
Her BBFC certified film ‘Desires’ was shortlisted for the 2008 Virgin Media Shorts prize, touring 212 independent UK cinemas.
She is also involved with education and film programming, and is one of the cofounders of Girls on Film, working on events for a number of festivals.
Recent screenings have included the BFI, a cinemobile and an old Manchester shipping-crate-turned-cinema – for latest
screenings and news go to http://www.katejessopfilms.blogspot.com/