Sadie Kaye

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Sadie Kaye (2012)

Sadie Kaye is a British actress, author, filmmaker, TV and radio presenter.

Education[edit]

Raised in Hong Kong, Kaye graduated from Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, with a Master of the Arts degree in 1998.[1]

Early TV career[edit]

After working as a children's TV presenter in Hong Kong (see external link: publisher's biography), Kaye created Dinner Party, an interactive TV series,[2] for ETV in London. "Dinner Party" was commended for "Best Use of New Media" (2002) at the UK Broadcast Awards.[3] She was profiled on Channel 4's The New Entrepreneurs[1]. The series was produced by Maverick Television for Channel 4.[4] She performed on the comedy series "Sack The Writer".

Documentaries[edit]

Kaye produced and presented the documentary film Sailing Miss Sadie, broadcast on Sky Real Lives, the Community Channel (UK) and the Discovery Channel (2010). She produced and presented a TV documentary, "Tucker's Luck", for Sky TV's Horse & Country channel (2011).

Publications[edit]

Her debut children's book, "The Wishing Machine" was published October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley Publishers.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Kaye plays 'Wanda' in West of Thunder, a Western film produced by Sunka Wakan Dragonfly Film Studios. The film premiered in New York[7] and Los Angeles in 2012.[8] "West of Thunder" was nominated for "Best Film on Human Rights" and "Best Film on Peace" of 2012 from the Political Film Society in Hollywood, Jan. 2013 [9](asterix marks winners).[10]

She appears in "FLIM: The Movie" (2014).[11] FLIM is nominated for the Raindance Award at the British Independent Film Awards.[12]

Current career[edit]

In 2012 she played "Miss Adventure" in a broadcast comedy pilot for HBO's "Funny or Die" She now presents as "Miss Adventure" for Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 3.[13]

Charity Work[edit]

She has mentored young people from The Prince's Trust, including Luke Tucker[14] and the young offenders in Sailing Miss Sadie who were introduced to Kaye by the Trust.[15] She is artistic director of UK arts charity Art Saves Lives International.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/reporter/1997-98/weekly/5734/27.html
  2. ^ Silk, Jon (2001-10-12). "Everyone's invited to dinner - Streaming Media Magazine". Streamingmedia.com. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  3. ^ http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/broadcast-awards-2002-you-the-jury/1187000.article
  4. ^ http://www.mavericktv.co.uk/production/the-new-entrepreneurs/
  5. ^ http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/products/sadie+kaye/the+wishing+machine/11387129/
  6. ^ http://www.foyles.co.uk/witem/childrens/the-wishing-machine,sadie-kaye-9781849639385
  7. ^ http://www.thevillager.com/?p=6114
  8. ^ Olsen, Mark (2012-09-20). "'West of Thunder' is a tale of revenge and empty victory: review". latimes.com. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  9. ^ http://polfilms.com/previous.html
  10. ^ http://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000541/
  11. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2368533/
  12. ^ http://www.bifa.org.uk/nominations
  13. ^ http://programme.rthk.hk/channel/radio/programme.php?p=567&m=archive&page=1&item=500
  14. ^ http://www.sllassoc.com/about-sll/about-the-riders/
  15. ^ http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Addict-s-sailing-trip-sees-life-change-course/story-11708190-detail/story.html