Kaia kater film & TV

sync, songwriting, narration and scoring

Kaïa Kater is a Canadian Screen Award-winning and Juno Award-nominated film and television songwriter and composer of Grenadian-Canadian heritage. A multi-instrumentalist and talented banjo player, Kaia composes haunting and inventive Americana and Appalachian folk scores and songs with a modern twist. Her voice and deft songcraft have garnered acclaim from CBC, BBC Music and Rolling Stone. Her recent film work includes The Porter (CBC/BET) and My Dead Friend Zoe (Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Sonequa Martin-Green). She has had songs placed on Global TV’s Mary Kills People and scored the award-winning short documentary Believe in Ghosts. Kaïa has toured internationally, including notable performances at NPR Tiny Desk Concerts and Carnegie Hall. In 2023, Kaïa completed her Slaight Music Composer Residency fellowship with the Canadian Film Centre. Whether she's leading a project or supporting it, Kaïa's guiding principle is to help tell important and oft-forgotten stories. 


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