Kate Lefoe graduated with a Masters of Film and Television from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Supported by an Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant and the Jim Marks Postgraduate scholarship, her graduate film Somersault Pike had it’s Victorian premiere at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival as part of the prestigious Accelerator industry program.
Kate recently directed three episodes of the second season of the hit web series I can’t even, released on Youtube in July 2017.
Awarded a place in the International Filmmaking Academy Master class in Italy in 2016, Kate spent 3 weeks learning from award-winning directors Danis Tanovic and Claudia Llosa alongside film graduates from all over the world.
Kate’s queer short film Plunge screened at 45 international festivals, scooping up a handful of awards and was recently picked up for distribution with Peccadillo Pictures.
Made on a filmmaking scholarship to China, Kate’s award winning documentary short Age, Height, Education about the Shanghai marriage markets resonated with audiences, screening in China, Australia and the USA.
A consummate storyteller with a bold visual style, Kate is interested in creating content with strong female protagonists that explore themes of identity and loss.