Kate Hickey just wrapped on the indie feature film Oh Lucy!, which is having it’s world premiere at Cannes Film Festival, Critics week, 2017. Prior to that she edited the final season of the Lena Dunham created HBO series GIRLS. Kate has recently completed her directorial debut with the feature documentary Roller Dreams. It will have it’s world premiere at Sydney Film Festival and then Los Angeles Film Festival in June, 2017.
Graduating from Sydney Film School in 2005, Kate was the recipient of the Sculpting Pictures Award for best film editing. She then moved to Los Angeles to chase her editing dream. In 2007, Kate won the Cineme Prosperitié Award for a short documentary she produced and edited on the humanitarian business Toms Shoes. In 2013, she edited the feature film Farah Goes Bang, which won the Nora Ephron award at Tribeca Film Festival and best narrative film at Comcast. In 2014, she was shortlisted for the Sally Menke Editorial Fellowship with Sundance.
Kate has worked as Assistant Editor for acclaimed film editors Dylan Tichenor (Brokeback Mountain, The Town) and Myron Kerstein (Raising Victor Vargas, Garden State).