Kate Burton is a writer/director based in Glasgow. Her short films include BB (2015), Ever Here I Be (2011) and The Ice Plant (2007). Burton’s films have screened internationally including Seattle International Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest, Nashville International Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival and Glasgow Film Festival. BB was nominated for the Channel 4 Innovation in Storytelling Award and Ever Here I Be was shortlisted for the Underwire Best Female Character Award.

Burton recently received funding from Creative Scotland to develop a treatment for her first feature script ‘Dear me in the future’.

Burton is a freelance film tutor working for the Centre for Moving Image Scotland. Burton has also facilitated filmmaking workshops for Firefly Arts Scotland, Into Film Scotland, Project Ability Glasgow, Scottish Film Education and Glasgow Film.

Burton self shoots, directs and edits short factual films for various cultural institutions and organisations in Scotland. 

Burton studied fine art at Leeds College of Art and Design, Environmental Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art and filmmaking at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston (study abroad program).