With 20 years of film experience, Katherine is now concentrating on the role of Data Manager. Organised and social, Kat loves being part of the camera department’s technical action.
Kat is hyper-vigilant and takes the responsibility of Managing the Data seriously. She is adept at assisting the DIT, DOP other members of the camera team while liaising with production and post-production to ensure a smooth transition of data.
Katherine started her film career in 2001 as a London-based Photography Studio Manager. Upon returning to her native Cape Town in 2002, she joined Scarab industries at its inception. As Operations Manager, she grew the company into South Africa’s top, boutique video, DIT and drone provider. Under Katherine’s management, Scarab serviced thousands of TVCs, music videos, films, long-form and other productions from all over the world. Katherine also produced Scarab’s own productions. In her 18 years at Scarab, Kat acquired an all-round knowledge of film making, including the day-to-day running of a business, taking care of every detail to ensure a creative environment on-set, technical expertise, client relations and set experience.
In 2020 Kat returned to London permanently and joined the Orchard family, first as their Bookings Manager and now as an on-set Data Manager.
Katherine started her journey in London as a Photography Studio Manager 2001, before moving back to Cape Town in 2002. Here she joined Scarab industries at its inception as its Operations Manager. Helping build Scarab into one of SA’s top boutique video & DIT & drone businesses servicing thousands of TVC’s, music video, films, long form and other productions from all over the world over the 18 years she was there. Katherine also produced Scarab’s own productions. She has an all round knowledge about the film making process from start to finish including the day to running of a business, giving production and films makers what they need, technical expertise and set experience..
Arriving back in London in 2020 Kat joined the Orchard family as their Bookings Manager. With Digital Orchard’s strong representation and support of women and the LQBTQI community in film on such exciting projects Kat she saw that she could concentrate on working on set as technician as her preference.
FEATURES, DRAMAS, COMMERCIALS & PROMOS
|Wool S1||AMC Studios||Marc Patton, David Semel, Laurie Rose||Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa Mini LF, Red Monstro, Blackmagik|
|Disclaimer (Dailies)||SDTA Productions Ltd||Bruno Delbonnel, Emmanuel Lubezki||Data Manager||Arri Alexa S35, Arri Alexa Mini LF|
|Killing Eve S4 (Dailies)||Sid Gentle||Julian Court Bsc||Video Playback Assistant||Arri Alexa LF|
|Live at the Moth (Dailies)||Baby Cow||Ed Tucker||DIT||Arri Alexa Mini|
|CarBodyLab||Lumi Film Works||Andrew Kowalski||DIT||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Pepsi||Radical Media||Nicolas Karakatsanis Bsc||Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Three Ships Whisky||Carbon Films||Zenn van Zyl sasc||Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Pokerstars BTS||Pokerstars||Jamie Turner ||Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa Mini LF, Sony Venice|
|Wooloworths||Osu Ceative Production Company||Michael Cleary||Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Kyleena||Tool Of North America||Robert Yeoman||Video Playback Assistant||Arri Alexa|
|Left with the Memories||Scarab Industries||Richard Newton||Producer||Red Epic|
|Super Scorpion||Scarab Industries||Richard Newton||Producer & Behind the Scenes||Arri Alexa|
|Greenis||Scarab Industries||Richard Newton||Producer & Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa|
|Spindal||Scarab Industries||Richard Newton||Producer & Data Wrangler||Arri Alexa|
|Intel||Barry McGowan||Mitesh Mirchandani||Video Playback Assistant||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Daimler||Big Banana||Jean Schablin||Drone Producer||Panasonic GH4|
|Simon Puschman||Cape Town Productions||Bruce Newton||Drone Producer||Red Epic Dragon|
|Die Ster||Scarab industries||Katherine Newton||Aerial Cinematographer||Panasonic GH4|
|Samsung||Chiel||Rik Zang||Video Playback Assistant||Arri Alexa Mini|
|Royco||Patriot Films||Devin Toselli||Video Playback Assistant||Arri Alexa Mini|