Katie Metcalfe

Katie Metcalfe

Video Commissioner, NOWNESS / Programmer, Sundance Film FestivalLondon, United Kingdom
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Katie Metcalfe

Katie Metcalfe

Video Commissioner, NOWNESS / Programmer, Sundance Film FestivalLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Curator, Commissioner and Film Programmer with over 15 years experience working with and tracking new talent and supporting and developing new directorial voices, with a strong understand of audience experience and engagement both online and IRL. Currently based in London, Katie has been a shorts programmer for Sundance Film Festival since 2010 and recently joined global video platform NOWNESS as a video commissioner.
Projects
  • A Hotel Story - NOWNESS
    A Hotel Story - NOWNESSA Hotel Story A jet-setting romance full of twists and turns—and a lost phone—for MGallery In a new film for the Mgallery collection of boutique hotels, French director Cloé Bailly—known for her short films and music videos that capture the often-imperfect nature of human interaction—takes us on a whirlwind tour from Bangkok to Paris following a romantic game of cat-and-mouse. Here, the director talks about the project: “From the very beginning I loved MGallery’s vision: they wanted a travel tal
  • Cherry Hill
    Cherry HillDirector Holly Blakey teams up with Christie’s for an impassioned dance through a modernist country house A new film by British choreographer and director Holly Blakey, made in collaboration with auction house Christie’s, follows French-American actor Camille Rowe as she traverses the halls of Cherry Hill, an English country house designed in 1935 by architect Oliver Hill, and an early instance of the designer’s turn to architectural modernism. Set to the sound of British electronic soloist Gwil
  • Define Gender: Unboxing - NOWNESS
    Define Gender: Unboxing - NOWNESSDefine Gender: Unboxing Dancers break down boundaries in a poetic exploration of identity With a background in fine art photography, director Kate Cox has made a name for herself with painterly short films focusing on the tactility of human connection. For the latest episode of Define Gender, Cox borrows the considered mise en scène of a 1968 image by photographer Will McBride for her atmospheric exploration of gender and selfhood. Here, she talks about the project: “Gender isn't as black and wh
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Projects credited in
  • NOWNESS: Rituals: The 99 Names Of God
    NOWNESS: Rituals: The 99 Names Of GodFilm commissioned for NOWNESS "Rituals" series. Premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. https://www.nowness.com/series/rituals/the-99-names-of-god
  • Colorful forest
    Colorful forestVideo for creative light show Skopje filming with sonyapha7||| Creative light show nice for filming at night
  • NOWNESS - Triumph of the Underdog
    NOWNESS - Triumph of the UnderdogEnglish-born director Carwyn Jones—one half of director-producer duo Anorak Films, alongside Marisa Candia Cadavid—talks about Estella, their portrait of a man and his sheepherding companion, made in collaboration with director Tarek Serraj: “Estella is a Ca de Bestiar, a sheepdog unique to the island of Mallorca since the thirteenth century. Miquel, a shepherd, offers us an intimate view of what makes this breed of dog so special. His work with Estella is a well-choreographed routine based on
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Work history
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    Video CommissionerNOWNESS
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Shorts ProgrammerSundance Film Festival
    London, United KingdomFull Time
Skills
  • Video Content
  • Producing
  • Creative Campaigns
  • Creative Concepts
  • Commissioning Content
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Brief Writing