Kate Shults works in video and installation, exhibiting her work in film festivals, galleries, and in collaboration with live musicians. Her work primary concerns the ethos and landscapes of Florida, textures of digital images, and the use of obsolete video technology. Kate has screened in the U.S. and abroad, including at Antimatter Media Arts, the San Diego Underground Film Festival, and as a contributor to the Remodernist Film anthology, In Passing.

Kate has produced exhibitions and curated video content in Central Florida since attending UCF as a student. She has programmed for the Starlite Film Festival, Surfaces, Sunspot Cinema, and the Florida Film Festival. She is currently the Film Curator for Aquifer: The Florida Review Online.


  • M.F.A. in Film from UCF
  • B.F.A. in Film from UCF

Research Interests

  • DIY video production, exhibition, and history
  • Historical and current avant-garde and underground cinemas
  • Experimental video and installation
  • Genre theory

Recent Research Activities

  • Experimental video and installation
  • Screenwriting
  • Multimedia collaboration


  • Film Curator for Aquifer: The Florida Review Online
  • Student Cinematheque Faculty Advisor
  • Film BFA Portfolio Review
  • Film MFA Graduate Committee
  • Undergraduate Film Curriculum Committee
  • Sunspot Cinema
  • Florida Film Festival Selections Committee