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Scholarly biography

Kate Jessop is a multi award winning director who has had hundreds of international exhibits and has five international distribution deals including Shorts International and Amazon Prime.

She represented the UK in the Best of Women in Film and TV and was selected for the Berlinale Talent Lab both with her portfolio as a Director and with her comedy series chosen for development in the Project Lab. She enjoyed her first retrospective at the Gilbert Baker Film Festival USA in 2019.

She has worked across narrative film, artists film, comedy, illustration, live visuals, music video and motion design and undertaken artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul and Reykjavik. 

She has written papers on Animation as Activism and Satire as Feminism which have been presented at numerous symposiums including at Goldsmiths College and UCA Animation Research Centre. She has over 10 years lecturing experience including teaching animation in China, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has been a visiting speaker at the Royal College of Art and Edinburgh College of Art.

Keywords

  • NC Drawing Design Illustration
  • NX Arts in general

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Research Output

LesFlicks distribution deal

Jessop, K., 1 Apr 2020

Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition

  • The Poetics of Poetry Film

    Jessop, K. & Tremlett, S., 15 Oct 2020, The Poetics of Poetry Film. Intellect Books

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

    Amazon Prime distribution deal

    Jessop, K., 2 Sep 2019

    Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition

    Kate Jessop Retrospective

    Jessop, K., 15 Oct 2019

    Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition

  • Nadirah

    10 Oct 2019

    Research output: Non-textual outputDigital or Visual Products

  • Activities

    Manifest Animation

    Kate Jessop (Presenter)

    28 Apr 2020

    Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

    The Power of Shorts to Tell Amazing Stories

    Kate Jessop (Presenter)

    11 Apr 2020

    Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk

    University for the Creative Arts

    Kate Jessop (Visiting researcher)

    11 Mar 2020

    Activity: Visiting positionVisiting an external academic institution

    Satire and Subversion

    Kate Jessop (Participant)

    17 Feb 2020

    Activity: EventsConference

    Edinburgh College of Art

    Kate Jessop (Visiting researcher)

    31 Jan 2020

    Activity: Visiting positionVisiting an external academic institution