Kim Albright is an award winning Canadian-British, half Filipino director.
Her most recent short film, The Purple Plain, inspired by the Mercury 13, had its worldwide
premier at the BFI London Film Festival 2016. Most recently, she won the Best Director
award at the Scinema International Film Festival.
Kim's previous shorts Dragonfly, Edward’s Turmoil and Albatross supported by Film London
and the UK Film Council, have won awards at Encounters, British Independent and Brussels
film festivals as well as having competed at UK and international film festivals. Her films have
competed at festivals from Encounters to Brest, BFI London Film Festival and the BFI's 'Upshot'
programme, showcasing the most exciting emerging UK filmmaking talent, as well as finding
international distribution with Canal+.
She has just finished shooting The Director, a comedy short written by Maria Hummer, starring
Anna Maguire and Richard Glover.
Kim also directs music videos and commercials for the likes of New Era, Mars and Skittles and
was a finalist for the Kinsale Shark New Director award.