Kat Kourbeti

Freelance journalist & YouTube creator

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Writing - Videographer - Editor

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About me

Kat is a film critic and novelist, sporting the most Canadian accent you've ever heard on a Greek person. Born in Belgrade, Serbia and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece, she is now based in London, working on several writing projects, watching a lot of movies, and talking about them.

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Skills

  • Film
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Blogs
  • Html
  • Wordpress
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Video and Digital Media Production

Work history

Currently

Producer

Cinescapist TV (YouTube)

Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • My own YouTube channel about all things film, from reviews to discussions about soundtracks and retrospectives of filmmakers' illustrious careers.

Currently

Staff Writer

Movie Marker

May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I write film reviews, interview filmmakers, and attend film festivals on behalf of the site. Accredited press for Sundance London 2016, BFI London Film Festival 2016, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016, East End Film Festival 2016.

2016

Film Critic

Flickering Myth

Mar 2014 - May 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Wrote film reviews, conducted interviews with filmmakers and actors, and appeared on The Flickering Myth Movie Show and select episodes of the Flickering Myth Review podcast. Accredited press for BFI Flare LGBT Film Festival 2016, BFI London Film Festival 2015, Raindance 2014 and 2015, East End Film Festival 2015.

Education

2016

Film Programming

Barbican

Oct 2015 - May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • As part of the Barbican Young Programmers, I learned about the process of programming film screenings, from one-offs to putting together an entire line-up for a film festival. The end result was the Focus Film Festival in March 2016, subtitled "Chronic Youth".

2011

BA(Hons) Creative Writing

Brunel University

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
  • London, UK
  • Focusing on long-form fiction writing, modules on the course included Writing Modern Fiction, Modernism, Women's Movement in Literature, Intro to Scriptwriting, Intro to Drama Writing, Poetry, and Journalism.

2007

International Baccalaureate

Anatolia College

Sep 2005 - Jun 2007