Kathleen Jayme is an award winning Canadian filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC, who is passionate about telling meaningful and personal stories. In 2011 she graduated from the University of British Columbia’s Film Production Program, where she wrote and directed two award winning short fiction films: “Little Big Kid,” which won a Leo for Best Student Production in British Columbia and “Liz," which was among twenty films selected to play on Air Canada flights. Her most recent documentary, "Paradise Island," screened at the 2015 Cannes Short Film Corner.
From 2012-2016, Kathleen worked at the National Film Board of Canada. At the NFB, she coordinated and oversaw over thirty documentaries, animations, and digital projects through all stages of production. While working at the NFB, Kathleen also completed "Paradise Island," which was nominated for two Leos: Best Documentary Screenplay & Best Short Documentary. Kathleen is currently touring, "Paradise Island" while laying the plans for her next projects.
Kathleen is on the Executive team of Surfrider Vancouver, a non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to protecting our oceans and beaches. She is a motivational speaker and a high school basketball coach.
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