Festival Year: 2020https://www.overandaboveafrica.com
Kerry David is a multiple award-winning filmmaker with over 25 years of experience working in the entertainment industry. Starting out in Business Affairs at Paramount Pictures, she left to work with legendary filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman on films that included Eyes Wide Shut, Mission Impossible 2, Without Limits, Practical Magic and Portrait of a Lady. She’s personally developed and produced popular content for audiences around the world including My Date with Drew, Like Dandelion Dust, Agent Cody Banks, Making Miles: The Miles Davis Story, Perfect Match, Full Tilt Golf with Fred Funk and Jim Furyk, Seeking Happily Ever After and Deposing The Usual Suspects for MGM, 20th Century Fox, Lifetime Television, HBO, Lionsgate Films and Blockbuster. Kerry directed, wrote and produced the award-winning documentary, Bill Coors: The Will to Live and the multiple award-winning documentary followed by her multiple award-winning; Breaking Their Silence: Women on the Frontline of the Poaching War a film inspired while researching for her non-profit, www.OverAndAboveAfrica.com She recently gave a talk at TED X Charlottesville and has been a guest speaker, panelist, and moderator at schools such as Pepperdine, UCLA, and USC, interviewed as a guest on The Today Show, CNN, KTLA, BBC and other prestigious outlets. She has written articles for various magazines including “MovieMaker Magazine,” and “Script” magazine.