Kate Jessop

<p>Kate Jessop is a multi award-winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across narrative shorts, artists' film and comedy. She represented the UK in the Best of Women in Film and TV, was a Virgin Media Shorts Finalist and a Berlinale Talent Lab 2019 participant as both director and with her comedy series Tales From Pussy Willow in the Project Lab. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul and Reykjavik. She is a Senior Lecturer in Animation and has taught in China. Her paper on Animation as Activism has been presented at Goldsmiths College and Queering Animation the first ever conference on Queer Animation. She holds a BA in Illustration and an MA in Digital Film and Animation.</p>