SCREENWRITER- PRODUCER- Kate Vandevender
Kate Vandevender is a Screenwriter, Producer and Actor in Los Angeles. Kate has been a writer of half hour primetime shows on CBS, and Fox. An Executive producer for YouTube Series and currently runs SandMirror Studios https://sandmirror.com an innovative coaching system for artists of all kinds.
[0:26] - Intro
[2:29] - Kate’s beginnings
[6:37] - NY vs LA
[9:04] - Early struggles- Nude Modeling!
[15:33] - On camera and becoming an editor
[20:25] -Starting writing …as a Mime!
[28:04] -Try to move out west but …first a call from Broadway
[32:14] - LA! and beginning to create content
[34:51] – Get the first big writing jobs
[37:17] – Craft- Kate’s Writing process
[46:20] -The writers room. Writing for Network TV
[52:13] - The shift in creating from fear to creating from joy
[58:01] - An embarrassing “acting”moment at the top of the world
[1:08:23] - Becoming a Show Runner, Executive Producer
[1:10:48] - Dark times
[1:19:00] - Kate’s new discovery- SandPlay
[1:28:17] – Putting Sandplay into practice
[1:36:33] - Incredible results
[1:40:23] - Who else can do this?
[1:45:08] - Where is Kate at now? What’s next?
Links to Russ on Youtube and Website