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Kate Hackett



Kate Hackett is an independent filmmaker based in Los Angeles.  A 2009 graduate of the UCLA Production/Directing program, Kate is the recipient of multiple awards for her short films as a writer/director, including the James Bridges Award, the Carole Fielding Award, the Deluxe Thesis Award, the FujiFilm Graduate Thesis Award, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Award for Excellence in Directing. Her first multi-media piece was a series of art films for the concert Ask Your Mama at the Hollywood Bowl, featuring the Roots and soprano Jessye Norman, which she co-directed with composer Laura Karpman.  She also designed and directed films for The One-Ten Project, a new work commissioned by the Los Angeles Opera.  Her work as a director and editor has been presented on CBS News, the Los Angeles Magazine website, the Carnegie Hall website, the PBS Newshour Website, and indieWIRE.  She has edited two independent feature films, Homecoming, by director Sean Hackett, and Stealing Summers, by director David Martin-Porras. You can find out more about Kate at kate-hackett.com