In 2017 Kate Butler joined the IP Development arm of KOJO as their Production and Development Executive, managing KOJO’s film and television post-production equity portfolio. In 2020 Kate, joined forces with KOJO’s Executive Producer, Linda Ujuk to develop and produce the company’s slate of Original film and television projects, as well as developing projects for KOJO’s partnership with Greg Silverman’s Hollywood-based Stampede Ventures, The Alliance (KOJO Studios x Stampede Ventures).
Kate co-produced the highly celebrated 4 x 1/2hr children’s television series FIRST DAY for ABCMe which was awarded the International Kids Emmy for Best Live Action Series in 2021. The latest international award in a series of accolades for the trailblazing series, including the 2020 Rose d’Or Award, GLAAD Media Award, and the Kidscreen Award. In 2021 Kate produced the highly anticipated second season of FIRST DAY for Hulu and ABCMe and most recently produced the darkly funny KOJO Original comedy A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GRIEF for SBS.
Prior to her role as Production and Development Executive / Producer at KOJO, Kate spent 10 years managing KOJO’s post-production business and has an extensive history in post-production supervision in both television and film. Kate’s post supervision credits include ANZAC GIRLS for Screentime, THE BABADOOK for Causeway Films, GLASS: A PORTRAIT OF PHILIP IN TWELVE PARTS for Kino Films, and HOTEL MUMBAI for Arclight and Cyan Films. Kate also sits on KOJO’s Executive Management team.
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