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, Albatross and The Purple Plain, were all
supported by Film London and the British Film Institute (BFI). Her films have won awards and
competed worldwide at festivals including Encounters Film Festival, British Independent Film
Festival, Oscar Qualifying Atlanta Film Festival, the BFI London Film Festival, as well as finding
distribution through Canal+. Kim has featured in the BFI’s ‘Upshot’ programme, ‘showcasing
the most exciting emerging UK filmmaking talent’.
She has just completed her fifth short, The Director, a comedy written by Maria Hummer,
starring Anna Maguire (Saving Private Ryan, The Hummingbird Project) and Richard Glover
(A Field in England, Into The Woods, Sightseers) which premieres at Encounters Film Festival,
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. She is currently director in residence at
The Canadian Film Centre.