Creative Director Sadie Kaye started in television as a children’s TV presenter on TVB, ITV and Disney Channel. She’s devised, co-written, presented and performed in comedy and entertainment series for indies and broadcasters in the UK, including BBC3, E4, Channel 4, MTV, Maverick, cable & web.
In 2012 she played shambolic presenter Miss Adventure in an improvised skit on Funny or Die before taking the character onto RTHK Radio 3, presenting a variety of comic slots for the Afternoon Drive and 123 Show. She can currently be heard presenting humor column Sharp Pains on the 123 Show. She’s producing/ presenting two new podcasts, Writer Unblocked and Hong Kong Marriage Stories.
She’s produced & presented documentary shorts and feature-length films for Sky, Discovery, Channel 4 and France 3, including Sailing Miss Sadie, Tucker’s Luck, The CSJ Awards, Wild Horses & Polo Field of Dreams. In 2020 she co-produced her first narrative feature film Transference with Mental Ideas for Contro Vento Films. The bipolar love story was released by 1091 Pictures Nov 2020.
In 2015 she produced and presented a documentary about bipolar disorder for RTHK Radio 3. Bipolar Express was Highly Commended by the Association for International Broadcasting in 2015. The following year it won an internal RTHK Award. Her sequel, As Bad As It Gets, aired on RTHK in 2019.
In 2020 she produced & presented a weekly podcast for RTHK. The Mental Ideas Podcast explores innovative approaches to tackling mental health in a quirky and accessible way. In Sept the podcast was shortlisted for a 2020 AIB Award in the Factual Podcast category.
She’s founder of Mental Ideas and Bipolar Hong Kong, an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, co-founder and an ambassador for ASLI and patron for the Reformed Foundation. In 2020 she set up and runs Home Kong Kitchen.
She writes a monthly humor column in Hong Kong Buzz and is the author of children’s story The Wishing Machine. Her first poem, War of Voices, won a place in the 2020 Proverse Poetry Prize. It will be published in Proverse Publishing‘s 2021 anthology Mingled Voices 5 next April.
Contact Sadie: email@example.com