Kate Leys is a feature film script editor who works on television and film screenplays at all stages of development. Recent projects include John Maclean’s Slow West and Jesse Armstrong & Sam Bain’s Babylon.
She has been head of development at several companies including Film Four, where she was based for 5 years and where she was part of the small team commissioning and developing some of the UK’s most successful feature films including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Trainspotting and The Full Monty. She worked with talent including Roman Polanski and William Boyd and has commissioned at least one Oscar nominated film and well over 100 short films. She has also been a film agent at Gillon Aitken Associates; presenter & producer for BBC2’s The Late Show and Moving Pictures; director of the Edinburgh Television Festival; and Associate Director of Cinema at the ICA.