Based between the UK and America, Katie Metcalfe has been a Shorts Programmer for Sundance Film Festival since 2010. She first cut her short film teeth in 2004 producing screenings for Future Shorts, which then lead to acquiring and selling films for Future Shorts’ distribution label working with animation, live action, documentary and music videos.
She went on to work on the launch of live cinematic events company Secret Cinema, producing immersive experiences bringing feature films to life in unusual locations. Whilst based in New York, she worked with immersive theatre company Punchdrunk on their launch in the US and helped Vimeo produce and program their 2012 Festival + Awards. Through her love of both short and long form documentary, she recently joined the board of the Scottish Documentary Institute.