Producer - Lauren Parker

Producer - Lauren Parker

Kato Pictures is an East Midlands based production company that operates from our Nottingham based studio in the heart of the city centre. We currently specialise in short films, music videos, commercials and corporate video content.

The company is led by producer Lauren Parker who has produced a series of well received shorts including the award winning Night Owls and the Creative England and BFI Net.Work funded Wash Club. The later went on receive an online premiere with Short of the Week and a Vimeo Staff Pick. Lauren has produced countless commercial and corporate videos with clients including Porsche, Boots, Nottingham City Council and NY record label Bear and Owl.

She started her career in television starting as a production assistant with Endemol. She has since worked in production with the CBBC and is currently working as a production manager with Wellington Films (The Levelling, Calibre) on their television content for the BSLTB.

Lauren has also worked on a range of feature films, from low budget horror films to the BFI funded The Devil Outside. She has even worked in production on high profile events such as Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Her films have played at festivals around the world including Frightfest, Stiges, Aesthetica, London Short Film Festival, This is England, Galway Film Fleadh and many more. Her music videos have been screened on Vevo and MTV as well as being nominated for Best Radar Commission at the Radar Music Video awards.

Lauren is currently a member of the BFI Network x BAFTA crew as a producer and was recently selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab with her first feature film which is currently in development.

And yes we are named after a cat, and yes that is him starring in our logo.

If you would like to work with Kato Pictures in any production capacity please get in touch with us at lauren@katopictures.com