Kate Burton

Role: Artist: Film, Animation and New Media
Activity: Photography

Kate Burton is a film-maker based in Scotland. She studied at Glasgow School of Art and Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

Kate gained her first commission in 2007 to make ‘The Ice Plant’ a short drama produced by ‘DigiCult’ and funded by Scottish Screen and the UK Film Council. It screened internationally including Edinburgh International Film Festival, Clemont Ferrand, Mill Valley and Seattle International Film Festival. ‘The Ice Plant’ is now available to stream on ‘Indieflx’.

‘Ever Here I Be’ (2010) was Kate’s second short drama made through ‘DigiCult’. It screened at Nashville International Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest, Edinburgh International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Portabello Film Festival London, Inverness Film Festival Scotland. ‘Ever Here I Be’ was also nominated for the Underwire ‘Best Female Character’ award 2012. Her documentaries include Commissions from Glasgow School of Art: Master of Fine Art (2013), Master of Letters (2013), Placement Project (2013), Accidental Mix (2014), and also one of her own productions: A Land Between Tick and Tock (2012),

Kate’s recent experimental films include Wild Lines (2012) which she won runner up best creative prize through WE ARE NORTHERN LIGHTS. She also collaborated with composer Nick fells on Sonemics (2013), a commission which screened at the Tramway.

Kate Burton