Katherine Hill

Katherine Hill

Silent Women Productions
Actor, Director, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Vancouver, Canada

Member Since:
June 2014
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About Katherine

Katherine (Kat) Hill is an award winning screenplay writer from the U.K who moved to Vancouver, Canada in 2004. She has an M.A in Film, a B.A in Film & Theatre and more recently graduated from the UCLA Screenwriting program.
She has a great passion for storytelling on social issues with strong female protagonists.

Kat began writing in 2005, when she couldn't find interesting roles for herself as an actor. She started writing as a way to explore that and ended up working towards bridging that gap for women in the film industry.
Her short screenplay, EMPTY has gained a lot of attention most recently as a dark, gritty and powerful film about the loss of a child to trafficking and what one parent will do to get them back. It is also a film about human connection and how we deal with loss in our lives as well as reach out to those around us.

Loglines

  • Taken Away

    Taken Away Drama When a diligent Social Worker discovers she made a mistake taking a child away from a negligent parent, she must battle the system, an unexpected pregnancy and her own grief, to find a way out and save the child.

  • Persephone

    Persephone Thriller When a tortured brilliant Scientist creates a human-like AI Robot her harrowing past returns to haunt her, creating a dangerous impact on the robot and its new purpose in life - to seek revenge on her behalf.

  • Abbey

    Abbey Drama Single mother Abbey tries to date again while dealing with the aftermath of divorce and abuse but she must pull it together to protect her family before she loses it all.

  • Empty

    Empty Drama An unlikely connection is formed when a tortured mother hires a male prostitute to get answers about her daughter who was abducted and forced to work the streets.

Credits

  • Unintentional Mother

    Unintentional Mother (2017)
    Film (short) (Drama and Short) 1st AD

  • Delusion

    Delusion (2015)
    Film (short) by Silent Women Productions (Drama and Short) Writer and Director Liz goes to the art gallery to escape a dark world of abuse. In this space she is safe. She meets William. He is the man she has been dreaming of but is he real? Does it even matter?

  • Bravery

    Bravery (2013)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Producer Shian is 30 years old, dedicated, humble business woman, working for a newspaper company. She wants to become Editor, and knows she can make a difference. Co-workers become jealous of her praise within the office.Problems arise when Shian's co-workers taunt her quietly, and start rumours about her. Shian must decide if she stays with the company that she believes in, or moves on away from the bullies. So that she can work in a non-toxic environment. Yet she is at cross roads as she doesn't want to give into the bullies. Otherwise the bullies will continue and potentially result in someone taking their life. Written by Denise A Ryan

  • We'll Meet Again

    We'll Meet Again (2011)
    Film (short) by EVE Entertainment Inc. (Drama and Short) Writer, Producer & Actor Just as WWII was starting, a young Grace found an everlasting love with Joseph. As quickly as it came, it also went away. Years later, Grace's suppressed memories come alive as she remembers what love is, what love was and what love could be.

  • Coerced

    Coerced (2011)
    Film (short) by EVE Entertainment Inc. (Drama and Short) Writer, Director & Producer When Diane stumbles upon a 16yr old girl who has been forced in to the sex slave trade, she searches for a way to rescue her. But Diane finds herself in a very dangerous situation as she courageously fights for one life.

  • My Two Lives II

    My Two Lives II (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress Two addict friends interact.

Awards

  • Best Feature Screenplay at Paris Art and Movie Awards
    (2020)

  • Best Drama Screenplay at Los Angeles Film Awards
    (2019)

  • Best Screenplay at Hollywood Just4Shorts
    (2019)

  • Best Screenplay at New York Film Awards
    (2018)

  • Van Gogh award for short screenplay, The Amsterdam Film Festival
    (2010)

Education

  • UCLA Screenwriting
    (2018-2019)

  • M.A Film University of Staffordshire
    (2015-2017)

  • Acting Vancouver Film School
    (2004-2005)

  • Film & Theatre BA University of Reading, UK
    (2000-2003)

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