Kate Jessop is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across narrative shorts, artists’ film and comedy web series. She has exhibited extensively internationally being showcased in festivals such as Raindance and Tricky Women and has undertaken artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul and Reykjavik. She represented the UK in the best of Women in Film and TV and was a Virgin Media Shorts Finalist. Described as a ‘queer animation pioneer’, in 2017 she was invited to speak at the UK’s first ever conference on Queer Animation at the University of Hull. She has additionally spoken on numerous panels including presenting at the Royal College of Art, London. She is the founder of Animation Girl Band and is the creator of comedy web series ‘Tales From Pussy Willow’.