Global Production company Sweetshop has signed Director Kate Halpin for Australian representation.
Kate has directed TV commercials across Australia and internationally for brands such as Hyundai, Uber, Arnott’s Tim Tams, P&O Cruises, NSW Health, RAA and UEFA World Cup. She recently picked up a Cannes Silver Lion and an ADG ‘Best Director’ award for her work. Her films have screened at over 35 festivals worldwide.
Edward Pontifex, Managing Director of Sweetshop Australia said, “Kate is an exciting talent. She has a unique and bold, aesthetic style, but at the same time is extremely versatile in tackling different genres. She is not afraid to challenge and to put herself out there.”
Kate added, “I have admired the Sweetshop for a long time and have always been hugely inspired by the calibre of their work and their ability to constantly produce striking spots, which are genuinely affecting across all genres. I am so excited and grateful to be joining their roster and cannot wait to collaborate with some of the best in the biz and make some magic together.”
Wilf Sweetland, CEO and Partner at Sweetshop said, “Kate’s star is on the rise. Her dedication to craft and to achieving understated performance immediately grabbed us. Kate very much compliments our Australian roster and is well known for her collaborative spirit. We could not be happier she chose us to represent her.”
Watch Kate’s work here.