1.4 Jury Profile – Catherine Bray

CATHERINE BRAY

Commissioner

Random Acts / Channel 4

UK

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Catherine currently works as a commissioner for Channel 4’s Random Acts strand, as a producer for her own company Loop Projects Ltd, and as a writer and sometimes broadcaster.

With Charlie Lyne and Anthony Ing, she has produced Beyond Clueless (Netflix), Fear Itself (BBC iPlayer), Fish Story (the Guardian) and The Missing Episode (BBC2).

She is working on writing her first feature script, Birdy, with funding from Creative England. She has written or broadcast for the Guardian, Radio 4, Time Out and BBC1. She used to work in digital at Film4.

She will watch any film where a giant whatever attacks something.

I was born in …
The wagon of a travellin’ show

I now live in…
East Ham

I’m listening to…
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher

Watching…
The world burn

Reading..
too much into things

Dreaming of…
REM sleep

I wish I’d known when I was 18 that…
Nobody really knows what they’re doing

Sometimes I wish I were …
A luxurious cat on Instagram

My most valuable social media app is…
Instagram

What’s not to love about…
@willowthesquishycat

What epitomises right now?
Good: cats. Bad: fascists

Where’s the next creative centre…
Hopefully East Ham

Best advice you’ve ever been given…
Nobody really knows what they’re doing

In the end what really matters…
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher