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October 2013 Cast as Adam’s Mother in Lifetime’s “A Daughter’s Nightmare”, directed by Vic Sarin and 1st AD’d by Wendy Ord. First recurring role on a television series, Kate’s peasant character from the spinoff series is reprised in ABC’s “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland”.

Fall 2013 Wrapped shooting Season 2 of The Actress Diaries!

Summer 2013 Kate shot two episodes of Untold Stories of the ER, as a nurse in one episode and as a drunk/stoned prostitute in another.

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Sept 2011 In ABC’s TV show “Once Upon A Time”, Kate plays a distraught mother in the opening scene of the 8th episode. It’s one of the most exciting period-piece TV shows to be shooting in Vancouver this year. Kate’s costume is an original used on Warner Brother’s 1960’s film ‘Camelot’! The show premieres on October 23rd on ABC. Click here to visit the “Once Upon a Time” website.

June 2011 TORA has been Officially Selected at DisOrient Asian American FilmFest, Garden State In’tl FilmFest, Heart of Heart In’tl FilmFest, Mexico In’tl FilmFest, Spirit Quest In’tl FilmFest, In’tl Filmmakers Festival of World Cinema, and now at the MAUI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Stepping in last minute for writer/director Glen Samuel, Kate joins writer/director Wendy Ord for 3 amazing days in Hawaii. Click here to see the latest TORA press.

April 2011 Kate books another role as a police officer, this time as a crisis negotiator cop for a Police force promotional video.

March 2011 The world premiere of TORA, at the Women’s International Film Festival. Booking a RONA commercial is a highlight at the end of the month.

June 2010 Kate returns to Kelowna for one week to shoot the summer scenes of TORA. This time David Suzuki joins her as co-star in his first-ever fictional performance as a former prisoner of Japanese Internment camps. She works with a top-notch team of professionals under the amazing direction of Wendy Ord and Glen Samuels to shoot a beautiful story in only 6 days. Click here to see the Sample Trailer of the film TORA.

May 2010 Kate Bateman books her first TV Pilot role on AMC’s The Killing. She is directed by Patty Jenkins (director of the Oscar-nominated movie Monster) and gets to spend the day working with Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman.

February 2010 Cast as the lead in TORA, the latest project of Mountain Lake Films, to be directed by award-winning director/writer Wendy Ord and Glen Samuels, Kate flies to Kelowna to film the winter scenes on a frozen lake.

November 2009 Kate Bateman books a Carnival Cruise commercial which has her and several other lucky Canadian actors jet-setting to New York City for wardrobe, and disembarking to the Bahamas. They shot 5 days on the Carnival Dream and 5 days on the mainland of the Bahamas. Click here to view the first of four Carnival Dream Commercials.

August 2009 Death and a Salesman screens at Kitsalano Film Festival. Click here to view Death and a Salesman.

July 2009 Completion of the 6-month creative writing mentorship program at the Humber College School for Writers. She had the privilege of working under the tutorship of award-winning poet and novelist, Karen Connelly.

July 2009 Kate Bateman and Laura Wilson star in the play Insider Trading, produced at the Walking Fish Theatre Festival directed by John Bolton.

May 2009 Look for Kate Bateman in the 2009 Cymbalta Depression Medication Commercial, which has finally passed through the FDA and hit the airwaves across North America, nine months after shooting.

February 2009 Cast as a principal role for a Discover Card Commercial, shot in Vancouver, BC