Kate Jessop

    Kate Jessop was born in Huddersfield, UK in 1980 and holds a degree in Illustration and an MA in Digital Animation. She is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across animated shorts and artist’s film and video. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul, Reykjavik and Manchester Metropolitan University; her work described as “magical”, “showing true heart” and “an old soul, full of youthful innovation”. Her first film ‘Desires’ was shortlisted for the first Virgin Media Shorts prize, represented the UK in the Best of Women in Film and Television International 2008 and is now distributed through Shorts International.