About Coded Pictures

Coded Pictures was established by producer Karen Katz. So far, the company has produced short film The Mood (directed by Fredrick Bond, winner of the Soho Shorts Festival), feature documentary Moving to Mars , (directed by award-winning filmmaker Mat Whitecross, winner of the Grierson Award for Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue) and feature film Junkhearts (directed by Tinge Krishnan, winner of Best Film and Best Actor at Moscow Film Festival and Best Newcomer at London Film Festival). Focusing on documentaries and fictional features, the company is developing several projects on a wide range of subjects.

About Karen Katz

Karen began her career as an assistant to Paul Hamann, then head of BBC documentaries. After a ten-year career in the industry, initially in sales and acquisitions at Miramax but later as a head of development at Trademark Films, she set up Coded Pictures to produce her own work. Moving to Mars, shot in Thailand and Sheffield, was her debut full-length feature. With numerous other doc and feature ideas hidden up her developmental sleeve, she’s now looking forward to what is next.

Production Assistants: Kara Alberts and Sara Semere


Best Film

Moscow Film Festival


Best Newcomer

London Film Festival


Best Documentary on

a Contemporary Issue

Grierson​ Awards


Best Short Film

Soho Shorts Festival

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