Kate Mapes Profile PictureKate Mapes
Course Leader FdA Digital Filmmaking

Teaching Areas: Digital Filmmaking  Production

Specialist Areas of Delivery: Programme idea development, documentary and factual television production, script writing, visual storytelling and short drama production, camera, lighting and editing skills, research and development, broadcast/production company industry structures and job roles, advertising and music video production conventions, sound and sound design.

Recent professional links: Currently working as an Idea Development Producer for the television industry


I have worked for over 20 years in television as both a Producer/Director making documentaries and factual programmes for all the major broadcasters. As well as being course leader for FdA Moving Image I also currently work as an ideas development producer developing and pitching programme ideas to broadcasters.

Other Information

I am currently studying for an MA in Digital Media, Culture & Society at the University of Brighton.



Other Northbrook Websites

Northbrook College website: www.northbrook.ac.uk

Northbrook’s Music courses: http://www.musicatnorthbrook.co.uk

Northbrook’s Propmaking & Special Effects course: www.propsuk.com

Northbrook’s Costume Design & Realisation course: https://costumedesignandrealisation.wordpress.com/

Theatrical Make-up and Hair: http://makeupandhairuk.com/