Belfast born Kathryn Ferguson is an award-winning Director and Documentary Filmmaker & a Film Research Fellow at London College of Fashion, currently living and working in London.
Belfast-born Kathryn Ferguson is an award-winning Director, and Film Research Fellow, whose work has screened globally on platforms such BBC, Nowness, UN Women and i-D, and at film festivals worldwide. Kathryn’s film TAKING THE WATERS is currently on the international festival circuit, having premiered in the UK at Sheffield Doc Fest in June 2018 and in Europe at Clermont Ferrand in February 2019. The film was nominated for Best Irish Short Documentary at the Galway Film Fleadh and Best Cinematography at Underwire Festival. In 2021 Kathryn worked with Passion Pictures on a new documentary short SPACE TO BE for The Guardian’s highly acclaimed documentary film series. After ten years of working on short form work, demonstrating a commitment to documentary-based work centred on identity, gender politics and community, Kathryn is currently working on NOTHING COMPARES, her first feature documentary film which is due for release in 2022. The film is being produced by Kathryn's production company Tara Films, in association with Field Of Vision, BFI Doc Society, Screen Ireland, and Northern Ireland Screen. As well as working as a documentary filmmaker Kathryn also works commercially as a Director and has worked with a range of clients including Nike, Selfridges, Girls Who Code, Amnesty International, Dove and Air France.