About Kate

Kate Melville on the set of Picture DayKate Melville is an award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter. Her debut feature PICTURE DAY premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and won the Borsos Prize for Best Canadian Feature and Best Performance at the 2012 Whistler Film Festival, as well as an 2013 ACTRA Award for star Tatiana Maslany. Kate’s second feature GOOD SAM (Netflix/Muse/Wind Dancer), written by Dete Meserve based on her novel, and starring Tiya Sircar, will air on Netflix later in 2019.

Kate has also written for several television series including ORPHAN BLACK, REMEDY, DEGRASSI, BEING ERICA and ENDGAME, and co-wrote the rom-com feature AFTER THE BALL (Capri/Don Carmody Prods.) Projects in development include the adaptation of Frances Backhouse’s WOMEN OF THE KLONDIKE (in association with Hawkeye Pictures), and the workplace comedy series MILKMAID (co-created with David Bradley Halls). Kate grew up in Toronto and studied film at Concordia University in Montreal.


SNITCH PICTURES is a film and video production company based in Toronto, best known for the feature film PICTURE DAY starring Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany. Projects in development include the features EDEN, ONTARIO, SECOND BEST AND BRIGHTEST and an adaptation of Frances Backhouse’s book WOMEN OF THE KLONDIKE.

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