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Kate Cheeseman

Director

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2019
Production (role):
CALL THE MIDWIFE
Company:
Neal Street Productions / BBC1
Project details:
Lead block of series nine
Date: 2018
Production (role):
CALL THE MIDWIFE
Company:
Neal Street Productions / BBC1
Project details:
Director on Series 8 finale
Date: 2004/2005
Production (role):
FAMILY AFFAIRS
Company:
Channel 5
Date: 2000/2001
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC
Date: 1999
Production (role):
PIG HEART BOY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
6-part drama about a young boy struggling with possible death and an unusual heart transplant.
Winner of BAFTA for Best Children's Drama
Nominated for RTS Award
Broadcast Awards & Race in the Media Awards 2000
Date: 1997
Production (role):
BRAMWELL
Company:
Carlton
Project details:
Director on Victorian period medical drama
Date: 1999
Production (role):
GRANGE HILL
Company:
CBBC
Date: 1997
Production (role):
LONDON BRIDGE
Company:
Carlton
Date: 1996/1997
Production (role):
THE BILL
Company:
Talkback Thames
Date: 1995/1996
Production (role):
THE POETRY OF WAR; POETRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT; POETRY OF LOVE (Director / Producer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Three-part period drama for the BBC.

Nominated for an RTS Award.
Date: 1995
Production (role):
SCENE (Producer)
Project details:
Producer on drama strand of 30-60 minute stand alone films.

Winner of RTS Award (1995)
Date: 1995
Production (role):
WHAT SHALL WE TELL THE CHILDREN (Director)
Project details:
6 part-drama about explaining. Winner BMA silver medal.
Production (role):
DOCUMENTARIES (Producer / Director)
Project details:
Producer/Director on a range of programmes from 50- minute contemplative films to 30-minute investigative stories and NHU.
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2000
Production (role):
ONE WHOLE HEART
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Feature version of the book Pig Heart Boy about a boy getting a heart transplant from a Pig.

Screened at Chicago International Film Festival, Winner Prix Danube Jury Prize, Prix Danube, Best Medical Film, Bratislava International Film Festival

Nominated for International Emmy
SHORT FILMS
Date: 2017
Production (role):
WHAT HAPPENED TO EVIE
Project details:
Producer Georgina French.
Starring Mike Jibson, Sian Reeves and Bessie Coates.
Best Film at Wimbledon International Short Film Festival 2019
Best Short by a Female Film Director, Papaya Film Award 2018
Best International Short Fiction, Galway Film Festival 2018
Best Drama, Silicon Valley 2018
Best Editor, Canaberra Film Festival 2018
Selected for Cannes Short Film Corner 2018
Best Editing, Underwire (Nominated) 2018
Shortlisted for Triforce Short Film Festival 2018
Shortlisted for Transit Awards 2018
Nominated for Independent Short Award 2019 for 'Women Voices'
Selected for special guest programme at Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Date: 2015/2016
Production (role):
LOVE SOMEHOW
Project details:
Lyrical film drama about Caitlin Thomas.
Starring Sally George and Griff Rhys Jones.

Winner of 10 awards including; Best Director at Rive Gauche, Florence, Best Dramatic Short, 2 x Best Performance and Best Screenplay.
Date: 2015
Production (role):
TICKING TIME (Co-Director)
Project details:
About a family on a prison family visit.
Date: 2013/2014
Production (role):
ROADKILLER
Project details:
Horror film about the revenge of animal lovers on a “road kill” collector, starring actor Phil Davis.
Selected for competition at Aesthetica, FF & reviewed as top film to see by Double Negative and top five thrillers by the festival.
Screened at MIFFF and Berlin British Shorts FF.
Date: 2012/2013
Production (role):
THE MANIFESTO
Project details:
Short mixed live action and animated opera in collaboration with the Guildhall School of Score written by David Moore.
IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
EXPOSURE
Company:
Dina Haeri and Humdiddlee
Project details:
Intercontinental Wildlife Crime Drama TV Series.
BAFTA script reading June 2018. Amanda Mealing and Jimmy Akingbola attached.
Production (role):
THE WIND TELEPHONE
Project details:
Film drama about a telephone where people talk to the dead, loosely based on the Japanese Wind Telephone.
In development with writer Line Langebek and producer Georgina French.
Production (role):
ISOLATION
Project details:
A ghost story set in contemporary London. A 'Don’t Look Now' for the modern times.
Produced by Jeremy Campbell and Sian Reeves.
Production (role):
A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
Project details:
Told through the eyes of a group of young offenders who are sent to carry out community service stone walling in the Peak District but clash with the old-fashioned principles of the trainer.
Producer Jeremy Campbell. Written by Andrew Alty.
Production (role):
IN THE MIRROR
Project details:
When her flat is broken into, a young woman’s perfect life spirals out of control; but is it herself she can’t trust… or someone she knows?
Psychological thriller about a girl being stalked and trolled.
In development with Poz Watson & Producer Georgina French.
Production (role):
MAD OBSESSION
Project details:
A film about what art means to the artist, based on the last years of the painter Monet when he created his great lily canvases.
Adapted from the book by Ross King and in development with writer Sukey Fisher.
Production (role):
NEVER SAY RABBIT
Project details:
Screenplay set in world of fishing with Cornish writer Nick Darke.
Development funding from Cornwall Film Fund, with Met Films Producer, Stewart Le Marechal.

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): CALL THE MIDWIFE
    Company: Neal Street Productions / BBC1
    Project details: Lead block of series nine
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): CALL THE MIDWIFE
    Company: Neal Street Productions / BBC1
    Project details: Director on Series 8 finale
  • Date: 2004/2005
    Production (role): FAMILY AFFAIRS
    Company: Channel 5
    Project details:
  • Date: 2000/2001
    Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): PIG HEART BOY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: 6-part drama about a young boy struggling with possible death and an unusual heart transplant.
    Winner of BAFTA for Best Children's Drama
    Nominated for RTS Award
    Broadcast Awards & Race in the Media Awards 2000
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): BRAMWELL
    Company: Carlton
    Project details: Director on Victorian period medical drama
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): GRANGE HILL
    Company: CBBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): LONDON BRIDGE
    Company: Carlton
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996/1997
    Production (role): THE BILL
    Company: Talkback Thames
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995/1996
    Production (role): THE POETRY OF WAR; POETRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT; POETRY OF LOVE (Director / Producer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Three-part period drama for the BBC.

    Nominated for an RTS Award.
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): SCENE (Producer)
    Company:
    Project details: Producer on drama strand of 30-60 minute stand alone films.

    Winner of RTS Award (1995)
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): WHAT SHALL WE TELL THE CHILDREN (Director)
    Company:
    Project details: 6 part-drama about explaining. Winner BMA silver medal.
  • Date:
    Production (role): DOCUMENTARIES (Producer / Director)
    Company:
    Project details: Producer/Director on a range of programmes from 50- minute contemplative films to 30-minute investigative stories and NHU.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): ONE WHOLE HEART
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Feature version of the book Pig Heart Boy about a boy getting a heart transplant from a Pig.

    Screened at Chicago International Film Festival, Winner Prix Danube Jury Prize, Prix Danube, Best Medical Film, Bratislava International Film Festival

    Nominated for International Emmy
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): WHAT HAPPENED TO EVIE
    Project details: Producer Georgina French.
    Starring Mike Jibson, Sian Reeves and Bessie Coates.
    Best Film at Wimbledon International Short Film Festival 2019
    Best Short by a Female Film Director, Papaya Film Award 2018
    Best International Short Fiction, Galway Film Festival 2018
    Best Drama, Silicon Valley 2018
    Best Editor, Canaberra Film Festival 2018
    Selected for Cannes Short Film Corner 2018
    Best Editing, Underwire (Nominated) 2018
    Shortlisted for Triforce Short Film Festival 2018
    Shortlisted for Transit Awards 2018
    Nominated for Independent Short Award 2019 for 'Women Voices'
    Selected for special guest programme at Aesthetica Short Film Festival
  • Date: 2015/2016
    Production (role): LOVE SOMEHOW
    Project details: Lyrical film drama about Caitlin Thomas.
    Starring Sally George and Griff Rhys Jones.

    Winner of 10 awards including; Best Director at Rive Gauche, Florence, Best Dramatic Short, 2 x Best Performance and Best Screenplay.
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): TICKING TIME (Co-Director)
    Project details: About a family on a prison family visit.
  • Date: 2013/2014
    Production (role): ROADKILLER
    Project details: Horror film about the revenge of animal lovers on a “road kill” collector, starring actor Phil Davis.
    Selected for competition at Aesthetica, FF & reviewed as top film to see by Double Negative and top five thrillers by the festival.
    Screened at MIFFF and Berlin British Shorts FF.
  • Date: 2012/2013
    Production (role): THE MANIFESTO
    Project details: Short mixed live action and animated opera in collaboration with the Guildhall School of Score written by David Moore.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): EXPOSURE
    Company: Dina Haeri and Humdiddlee
    Project details: Intercontinental Wildlife Crime Drama TV Series.
    BAFTA script reading June 2018. Amanda Mealing and Jimmy Akingbola attached.
  • Production (role): THE WIND TELEPHONE
    Company:
    Project details: Film drama about a telephone where people talk to the dead, loosely based on the Japanese Wind Telephone.
    In development with writer Line Langebek and producer Georgina French.
  • Production (role): ISOLATION
    Company:
    Project details: A ghost story set in contemporary London. A 'Don’t Look Now' for the modern times.
    Produced by Jeremy Campbell and Sian Reeves.
  • Production (role): A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
    Company:
    Project details: Told through the eyes of a group of young offenders who are sent to carry out community service stone walling in the Peak District but clash with the old-fashioned principles of the trainer.
    Producer Jeremy Campbell. Written by Andrew Alty.
  • Production (role): IN THE MIRROR
    Company:
    Project details: When her flat is broken into, a young woman’s perfect life spirals out of control; but is it herself she can’t trust… or someone she knows?
    Psychological thriller about a girl being stalked and trolled.
    In development with Poz Watson & Producer Georgina French.
  • Production (role): MAD OBSESSION
    Company:
    Project details: A film about what art means to the artist, based on the last years of the painter Monet when he created his great lily canvases.
    Adapted from the book by Ross King and in development with writer Sukey Fisher.
  • Production (role): NEVER SAY RABBIT
    Company:
    Project details: Screenplay set in world of fishing with Cornish writer Nick Darke.
    Development funding from Cornwall Film Fund, with Met Films Producer, Stewart Le Marechal.