Award-winning filmmaker, Kate Kroll is passionate about impactful story telling and unique subcultures. She is the recipient of the 2021 Canadian Media Producer’s Association Kevin Tierney award for her work on the Telefilm feature film, Portraits from a Fire (Crave) which had a theatrical release on 33 screens across Canada in 2021-2022. The film was also awarded five Leo Awards in 2022 including ‘Best Motion Picture’. She is president of her boutique production company, Black Moon Media.
Kate began her career as a Post Production Supervisor at Brightlight Pictures and Gold Circle Films. She went on to work as a Production Manager and Creative Producer at Make Believe Media and then eventually as a Production Manager, Line Producer, and Producer at Screen Siren Pictures and Line Produced five TV Movies with Reel One Entertainment. She most recently was a Story Producer on Lark Productions’ CTV dating series, Farming For Love.
Kate and Black Moon Media continue to deliver exceptional content. They are in post-production on the CBC Gem series, Future Futures and have begun production on the Telefilm documentary, Lunatic (Raven Banner Entertainment). Movies in development include the horror comedy, Red Wings (EMA Films/Sphere Media) and the cult horror, His Favourite Wife.
Kate has produced and/or directed a variety of projects including No Fun City (Super Channel), Shi-shi-etko (Bell, APTN), Shin-chi's Canoe (BravoFact!), the feature documentary, Path of Pilgrims (Vision TV), the Prism Prize nominated music video for Tanya Tagaq, and the Canada Council/NFB experimental film Rangwang: Burning for Freedom. She has garnered awards, grants, and mentorships from the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Women in the Director’s Chair; the DGC; WIFTV; Canada Council for the Arts; the NFB, and BravoFACT. Kate’s work has screened at TIFF, VIFF, ImagineNative, DOXA; and has been broadcast on Bravo, Super Channel, Knowledge Network, Vision TV, APTN, and Air Canada. She recently got a certificate in Entertainment Law from York University Osgoode Hall.
Kate brings her many passions to all of her projects. She has traveled to over 37 countries, is an accomplished performance artist, a theatre producer, dancer, entertainment wrestler, and music nerd. She is always searching for new stories to tell, fascinating people to meet, keyholes into secret worlds to peer, and unique subcultures to uncover.