Born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Cate Shipley began her career as an artist in high school where she took her first film photography course and photographed for the local newspaper. She was naturally drawn to the organization and preparation that accompanied high production projects.
Cate went on to continue her artistry at Rochester Institute of Technology where she graduated with a BFA in Photographic and Imaging Arts. While there she honed her skills in production, including casting and location scouting.
Cate has worked on productions with companies such as New Balance and Gildan. In her free time, she can be found playing with her cat, Bagel, exploring the National Parks, or traveling the world.