KATE REES DAVIES, DIRECTOR
Kate is an award winning director with experience in narrative features, short film, music videos and commercials. Kate’s feature “Altered Perception,” staring Jon Huertas (Castle, This is Us), is currently streaming on Amazon. It was also in the running for a DGA Newcomers Award last year.
Six short films she directed screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner and a few picked up distribution. Recently, she was the shadowing director on Amazon’s Transparent where she was mentored by Jill Soloway. Kate has a few shows in development. One is an 8 part mini series about the last 6 months of Marilyn Monroe’s life. The other is a period drama based on the life of former slave Biddy Mason.
Kate is the founder of the recently launched New Hollywood Collective. The Collective is an inclusion initiative with workshops that give the members the tools to develop, finance, and produce short form and proof of concept content for next level success. The first directing class of 2020 is currently underway with 8 women & 2 men going through the program. Kate also teaches directing at UCLA and serves on the board for several organizations including NAMIC So Cal.