Katherine Wootton is a TV producer, and writer/director/actor for film and theatre.

She is back in her native Canada after over a decade of successful television work in the UK, and has already stepped into some amazing projects with some of the best production companies in Canada.

Katherine is a producer and director for broadcast television in Canada, the UK, US, and internationally. Her work has included high-profile documentaries, factual series, and event programming.

2021 highlights include working on two first-season shows with Saloon Media – History by the Numbers, one of the top-performing shows on CuriousityStream, and Mysteries from Above for Cottage Life, after finishing co-producing an amazing CNN documentary series History of the Sitcom. 

In the UK, she worked on high profile series like Back in Time for the Corner Shop, Reburial of Richard III, Made in Great Britain, Building Hitler’s Supergun, and crime docuseries The Killer Beside Me and Home Alone. The BAFTA pictured above was for the BBC’s 2015 WW1 Remembered: From the Battlefield & Westminster Abbey.She’s also worked on several development projects with companies like Boom Cymru, Icon Films, October Films.

Her independent work includes creating a series of short clips and a 2 minute ad for the Beacon Awards, celebrating excellence in philanthropy, and a short online charity feature Foul Play for the Playfair Qatar campaign.

Her full-length original play, Dancing About Architecture, premiered at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton, and was performed at the Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham, and The Courtyard Theatre in London, in February 2017. She currently directs and acts in the US and UK 14/48 festivals, in Seattle, London, Leicester, and Wolverhampton.

While in the UK, she has made several short films, one of which won a 1000 Londoners and London Short Film Festival competition; worked on several plays with KDC, including directing Hamlet and the original one act Stag Nation, which also appeared at the London Fringe, and appearing in the devised piece The Walls are Watching and the original play Casual Encounters.

Kat studied film and television at the George Washington University in D.C, before moving to Toronto, Canada, where she studied film directing at LIFT, made two short films, and directed fringe and independent theatre.

She is excited about moving back to Canada, and continuing to create amazing tv, film, and theatre projects.


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