On the road again

On the road again for the last big shoot of the film!

Our director Carla met up with Kate and her partner Maike for an RV road trip gathering footage across 3 provinces. The women travelled from Nelson, BC (the birthplace of this film) to Saskatoon, SK (where Kate is the Artist in Residence at Camp Fyrefly).

Provincetown MA - Here we come

The camera crew is busy polishing lenses and packing gear for our trip to Provincetown MA! We're off to shoot the wedding of Corine and Elizabeth, where Kate Reid will be performing at the bonfire under the Super Moon! Photo by Juergen Roth

Vancouver Shoot

An epic 6 day intense shoot in Vancouver found us 15 interviews, a living room band practice for Kate's CD release, a search for Captain Cupcake and over 20 hours of footage. We can't wait to share all of the spectacular moments with you all in the film!

Vancouver Sun Article

The Vancouver Sun published a great Q & A piece surrounding Kate's latest album release: Queer Across Canada.

Beach Club Resort

The Beach Club Resort ( has generously donated rooms for some of the Kate Reid fans while we are in BC shooting for the film!

Durham Alternative Secondary Workshop

Durham Alternative Secondary School in Oshawa invited Kate to facilitate a workshop and concert for students of the first ever "Queer Studies" class. Written and taught by Garrett Metcalfe, the course explores themes of identity, perfectly aligning with Kate's identity writing exercise. Students listened to music and wrote for the first half of the day, then in the afternoon D.A.S.S.

FN Happy Farm Shoot

The lovely Angela Nickle was kind enough to offer up her farm so we could film her baby chicks for the doc. They were very photogenic! The property was stunning and the farm housed so many lovely creatures like the hilarious sheep, kissable llama, a sweet little pony, horses, chatty turkeys and cats!

Kate Reid Interview

April 17/2013 - Kate is in Ontario once again, this time working with students in the Durham District School Board. The Oshawa Express pubished an article speaking to the influence she has on the students. (See photos!) To read the full article visit:

New Mexico Shoot

March 3, 2013 - Empty Cup took off to New Mexico to meet up with Kate Reid and Corine Frankland! Corine is a spirited Professor at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design and invited Kate to speak to and play for a number of classes. Some brilliant discussions took place between Kate and the students, as well with the audience of the public performance hosted by the University.

Owen Sound Shoot

Feb 23-24/2013- Our film crew - Carla and Colin headed to Owen Sound, Ontario to meet and interview 2 of Kate Reid's fans: Nikky Hooey and Richard Sitoski. After settling in at the Highland Manor Inn we took a quick tour of downtown and then headed over to Nikky's to see what she had to say about Kate.