Moderator: Kattie Kotok

Kotok leads the effort in the US to build upon the excellent levels of international productions coming into the UK and ensures the US film & television industry continues to utilize the UK’s world-class production infrastructure and talent base. Kotok works with studios, producers, agencies and executives to identify projects best suited for the UK and fully support them throughout their time in Britain. She functions as a key liaison between the UK and US film & television industries on a number of other levels by participating on panels, attending festivals/markets and partnering with relevant organizations to support the BFC’s mission.

Prior to her work at the BFC, Kotok spent nine years working with National Geographic Films (NGF) as vice president of acquisitions and production. Kotok’s early film career included working in development at Fox Searchlight Pictures and in marketing at Paramount Pictures.

She began her professional career in Chicago as a consultant with Andersen Consulting after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.