Belfast-born Kathryn Ferguson is a film director, film curator & fashion film research fellow, currently living and working in London. Kathryn’s films have appeared on platforms including Dazed and Confused, British Vogue, SHOWstudio and NOWNESS and have been nominated for awards at film festivals around the world. She has directed videos for musicians including Lady Gaga, Sinead O’Connor and Neneh Cherry. As well as working as a freelance director for brands such as Chloe, Nike and Air France, in 2014 she was appointed resident film director and consultant for Selfridges, directing and overseeing all moving image content for the brand. She began curating the annual Birds Eye View Film Festival’s “Fashion Loves Film” strand at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and British Film Institute in 2008 where it continued until 2013. Since then she has been working with the British Council and The British Fashion Council as a curator specialising in the emerging genre of fashion film.
Her work with the British Council has seen her travel around the world to Sarajevo, Lagos (Nigeria), Lisbon, Jakarta, Manila, Moscow and Ljubljana giving talks, screenings and hosting filmmaking workshops.
She also works as a fashion film research fellow at London College of Fashion and a visiting practitioner at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art.