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Kate Cheeseman

Director

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2021
Production (role):
OUTLANDER
Company:
Tall Ship Productions/ Starz!
Project details:
Lead block of S06
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):
CHERISHED ONE
Project details:
Feature
Written by Lena Rae

Nine year old ALICE and her father JEFF travel from state to state in an RV to 'play a game' of luring women to their RV in hopes of helping JEFF find a replacement for 'momma', until one day Alice learns the true meaning of this harrowing game.
Production (role):
GHOST SINGER (Writer)
Project details:
Feature

Down on his luck musician, STEVIE, encounters the music of deceased CAITLYN. But plagiarising the work of a ghost comes with a greater cost than Stevie might have realised.
AWARDS
Production (role):
One Whole Heart & Pig Heart Boy
Project details:
Winner:
BAFTA Best Children’s Drama
Jury Prize at The Prix Danube Awards
The Bratislavian Medical Film Festival

Selected for Screening and Competition at The Chicago International Film Festival

Nominated for Broadcast Awards, RTS Awards, Race Awareness in the Media Award and An International Emmy.
Production (role):
What Happened to Evie
Project details:
Winner Best International Short Fiction Galway International Fleadh

Winner Best International Drama San Jose International FIlm Festival

Winner Best Overall Short at Wimbledon International FIlm Festival

Overall Winner Best Women's Film IMDB Annual Independent Shorts Awards

Papaya Film Fund Cannes - Winner of the Best Short Film by a woman in Cannes short film corner £500 prize

Winner Courage International FIlm Festival Berlin

WInner Best Director and Best Music, Oxford International FIlm Festival
Production (role):
Love Somehow
Project details:
Winner Best Director Rive Gauche Film Festival Florence
Production (role):
Additional
Project details:
RTS Award for single drama strand Scene

RTS Nomination for drama series, Poetry of War

RTS Nomination for documentary series, The V-Word

BMA Silver Medal, What Shall We Tell the Children

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): OUTLANDER
    Company: Tall Ship Productions/ Starz!
    Project details: Lead block of S06
  • 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)
    Project details
  • Production (role): CHERISHED ONE
    Project details: Feature
    Written by Lena Rae

    Nine year old ALICE and her father JEFF travel from state to state in an RV to 'play a game' of luring women to their RV in hopes of helping JEFF find a replacement for 'momma', until one day Alice learns the true meaning of this harrowing game.
  • Production (role): GHOST SINGER (Writer)
    Project details: Feature

    Down on his luck musician, STEVIE, encounters the music of deceased CAITLYN. But plagiarising the work of a ghost comes with a greater cost than Stevie might have realised.
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): One Whole Heart & Pig Heart Boy
    Project details: Winner:
    BAFTA Best Children’s Drama
    Jury Prize at The Prix Danube Awards
    The Bratislavian Medical Film Festival

    Selected for Screening and Competition at The Chicago International Film Festival

    Nominated for Broadcast Awards, RTS Awards, Race Awareness in the Media Award and An International Emmy.
  • Production (role): What Happened to Evie
    Project details: Winner Best International Short Fiction Galway International Fleadh

    Winner Best International Drama San Jose International FIlm Festival

    Winner Best Overall Short at Wimbledon International FIlm Festival

    Overall Winner Best Women's Film IMDB Annual Independent Shorts Awards

    Papaya Film Fund Cannes - Winner of the Best Short Film by a woman in Cannes short film corner £500 prize

    Winner Courage International FIlm Festival Berlin

    WInner Best Director and Best Music, Oxford International FIlm Festival
  • Production (role): Love Somehow
    Project details: Winner Best Director Rive Gauche Film Festival Florence
  • Production (role): Additional
    Project details: RTS Award for single drama strand Scene

    RTS Nomination for drama series, Poetry of War

    RTS Nomination for documentary series, The V-Word

    BMA Silver Medal, What Shall We Tell the Children
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