Project Mentoring

"Nothing excites me more than supporting filmmakers to find their voice and clarity in their storytelling and vision. I believe in balancing creativity, imagination and marketability without compromising originality. No matter what genre, or style, I can offer support to make your film as strong and engaging as possible"


Taking your idea to the first draft

Material feedback (Synopses, Treatment, Director's Statements, Pitch Deck, Sizzle etc.)

Script feedback (short, or feature)

Directing pre-production + shoot

Edit & Post

Feedback is provided via written notes and online meetings.

To enquire about having your project mentored, contact Kate via email or fill out the contact form.


Kate has worked in multiple roles in the film industry over the past 15 years including in production (writer, director, producer), film festivals and film schools and has mentored hundreds of filmmakers and films in her roles at the prestigious Australian Film Television & Radio School and Macquarie University. Her films have won awards and screened in 50+ festivals in Australia and worldwide.

Kate has a deep understanding of different styles and formats of storytelling. Whether your project is a narrative or documentary, Kate's experience, expertise and loving touch will help you develop your project to the next level.

Kate is passionate about encouraging filmmaker's authenticity, vision and ensuring the film is made with highest production values, audience engagement and distribution pathways. With a detailed understanding of film festivals, and distribution pathways, Kate can help you craft your dream project to meet your audience.

"I look forward to supporting you and your vision"

Kate Vinen. Sydney, Australia.
For project enquiries please contact Kate via email.

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I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land I live and work, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. I pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.