Kate Vinen

Kate Vinen has worked in a number of roles in the film and art industry, both in education and production. Kate worked in various positions at Metro Screen, The Sydney Film Festival and Antenna International Documentary Film Festival and has worked as a Writer, Director and Producer on many projects including short films, music videos, moving-image works and independent features. After graduating from AFTRS (Grad Cert, Directing) in 2010 she worked at the intersection of film and art, and produced a number of projects which were screened in both a gallery and festival context in Berlin, London, Bangladesh, and Sydney. Films Kate has directed or produced have been included in major biennales and festivals including Flickerfest, Tampere Film Festival, St Kilda Film Festival, The Blake Art Prize, The John Fries Award, Dhaka Art Summit (Bangladesh), Les Rencontres International (Paris), Asia Pacific Triennale 8 (Brisbane), Tampere Film Festival, Adelaide Shorts Film Festival, WOW Film Festival, Dungog Film Festival and Cockatoo Island Film Festival. Her passion is in telling intimate, philosophical and spiritual stories that enlighten viewers, with the aim to facilitate understanding and acceptance of diverse experiences of the world.