Kate Herron is a Writer-Director in comedy and drama, working in Film, Television and Commercials. She is passionate about making female-driven stories that are as cinematic as they are funny, strong on diversity and have excellent vagina-jokes. She is a SCREEN INTERNATIONAL STAR OF TOMORROW, BROADCAST HOT SHOT, FORBES 30 UNDER 30 and on the BBC HOT NEW TALENT LIST.
Kate just finished directing the Netflix Original, SEX EDUCATION, created by Laurie Nunn and produced by ELEVEN FILM. The show stars Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson, with a host of new UK talent including Emma Mackey and Ncuti Gatwa. Kate directed the second half of the series, Episodes 5-8, including the iconic “It’s my vagina” episode.
Kate is currently working on her debut feature, MISS UNIVERSE, a comedy-horror about a beauty pageant under alien attack. It is being produced by Dominic Buchanan (THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD) with Douglas Cox (DAWN OF THE DEAF). Kate is co-writing the film with her writing partner, Briony Redman.
When not making stuff, Kate enjoys things like board games and has just started stand-up. It’s cheaper than therapy.