Kate Herron is an award-winning Writer-Director of comedy and drama short films. Her work has competed internationally at festivals including Flickerfest, Palm Springs ShortsFest, Couch Fest, Raindance and Aesthetica. Her work has also been featured by ShootingPeople, Hunger Magazine, Film4 and Marie Claire. She was described as, "A rapidly maturing talent" by ShootingPeople and her short Valentine as "A perfect film" by Mad Men's writer and producer, Lisa Albert. Her latest short Rest Stop is currently on the festival circuit. It was mentored by Sky Comedy Commissioning Editor Saskia Schuster and stars Ben Willbond (Horrible Histories). Kate is currently working on a new short with screenwriters Jessica & Henrietta Ashworth (Broadcast ‘Hotshots’ 2013 & 2012 Screen International Stars), and developing her debut feature with producer Katie Mavroleon (Matt Lucas’ Pompidiou, BBC).