Kate Reid Director of Photography / DOP narrative showreel. A selection of my most recent and notable work in drama and fiction films, shot across a range of formats.
Sci-fi short film TRIAL directed and written by The Brothers Lynch. Starring Tom Cullen, Ana Ulara and Joseph Mawle. Shot on the Arri Alexa and Arri mini. Produced by Hook Pictures with support from Creative England and BFI and featuring stunning VFX by Jelly Fish.
CALL THE MIDWIFE is a multi award-winning prime time BBC one drama, centred around the lives of London's East End Midwives. I worked on the opening episodes of Series 6.
Two part docudrama for US network SPIKE. Produced by Wild Dream Films.
Short film NAZI BOOTS directed and adapted for screen by Debs Paterson based on the story of Holocaust survivor Janine Webber. This film was commissioned as part of Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 which you can learn more about on this link.
Produced by Hannah Flint, Jo Allen and Esther Paterson Cinematographer. Kate Reid Editor. Miikka Leskinen Production Designer. Caroline Harper Composer. Molly Nyman
The Break is a new drama collaboration between BBC Three, BBC Taster & BBC WritersRoom. Written by and featuring up and coming talent from across the UK, this series of shorts were the brainchild of producer Rachelle Constant. The series is directed by Zam Salim.
Sci-fi short film ABE about a robot's misplaced love. Written and directed by Rob McLellan. DOP Kate Reid. Full video of ABE and information about the shoot and details of the cast and crew. Shot on the Arri Alexa.
Trailer for 2013 feature film HAVING YOU starring Anna Friel, Romola Garai, Andrew Buchan and Phil Davies written and directed by Sam Hoare. Director of Photography Kate Reid.
Branded Film for LOVE magazine directed by Norbert Schoerner, produced by Oz Thakker and cinematography by Kate Reid. The prod company was Silent Treatment Films.
This is an extract from Romola Garai's directorial debut 'Scrubber'. The film which stars Amanda Hale and Steven Robertson had its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2012, where it was nominated for Best British Short. It screened in competition at Sundance in 2013. Director of Photography Kate Reid.
This is the debut short film from director, writer and actor Zawe Ashton produced by BBC Films and Asylum Features. NOMINATED AUDIENCE AWARD, Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, 2014 NOMINATED BEST UK SHORT, RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Short extract from the short film The Place We Go To Hide starring Tom Ellis and Daisy Lowe and directed by Zawe Ashton, cinematography by Kate Reid. This film was Kate's second project with Zawe and was made for the London Corinthia's Artist in Residency programme which Zawe had won jointly with director David Petch. Zawe and David were selected from a list of 12 finalists out of an original 68 entries and Zawe was mentored by Eric Fellner Co-Chairman of Working Title Films.
Trailer for feature film Africa United (directed by Debs Paterson) which was released by Pathé in Autumn 2010. I was 2nd Unit Dp and B Camera Operator on the film which was shot on location in South Africa, Rwanda and Burundi. Sean Bobbitt BSC was main unit Dp. Produced by Pathé, Footprint Films and BBC Films.
Rahab sci- fi short film starring David Oyelowo, Jessica Oyelowo, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Nick Ashdon. The short film was made as the winning entry for 'the Enter the Pitch' competition in 2011. Director of Photography Kate Reid.
The short film Always the Sun was made for the Sci-fi London 48 hour Film challenge in 2014. Directed by Rob McLellan. DoP Kate Reid. Shot on a Canon C300 camera.
This is a sample scene from the A GUN written and directed by Rob Yescombe, cinematography by Kate Reid. Rob and I have been friends since I shot his previous short This is David Conrad also starring the wonderful Rupert Evans, so it was a great to be getting into high (and very cold) water with Rob again as we spent what I think were possibly two of the wettest days in February filming in the Surrey marshes. Posting a frame grab on twitter after the shoot I discovered Nico Mirallegro has A LOT of fans who were more than a little excited about the trailer...
This is the trailer for the feature film Blooded, which was theatrically released in the UK in April 2011. Directed by Ed Boase. Director of Photography Kate Reid
This page contains a video extract from the short film 'Nocturn' directed by Leanne Welham and produced by Rosie Crerar for UK Film Council / Proud Mary Ltd. Shot in 2010 on a Red One camera. Director of Photography Kate Reid
Short film Tree Without A Root adapted from the celebrated Bulgaria short story by Nikolai Haitov of the same title, starring Vasil Mihailov. Directed by Rouzie Hassanova, DOP Kate Reid. NOMINATED for JAMESON AWARD Sofia Film Festival 2014 and ROBERT BOSCH STIFTUNG PRIZE (script) 2012
This is an extract from the short film Welcome to Leathermill directed by Russell England for Outsider TV/ Four-Legged Films and shot by DOP Kate Reid. It was shot in 2011, on location in South England using the Arri Alexa as part of the first Challenge Alexa competition run by Director's UK.
This is the trailer for the short film 'Anonymous' directed by Matt Murdoch, filmed in October 2011 and starring Amanda Drew and Henry Garrett. Director of Photography Kate Reid.
This is David Conrad. Short Film directed by Rob Yescombe, shot by DOP Kate Reid. Starring Rupert Evans as late night local radio DJ. Horror genre.
Montage of short film 'Finding Sol' Directed by Stella Scott Produced by Holly Crocker. DOP Kate Reid.