Kimberley Ann Surin
Based in Montreal, Kimberley Ann is a French-Canadian with Haitian descent filmmaker and producer. She graduated in 2016 from Pennsylvania State University in Communications – Film and TV. Over the years, she had the chance to work on a variety of interesting and different projects, from fiction to documentary, advertising and promotional commercials to publicity, as well as animation. She has gained her experience working for several production companies, including Warner Brothers, Reel FX, Sphère Média Production, and Aetios Productions in production.
In 2020, she directed and wrote her first documentary Against All Odds, a short film about the lack of diversity in professional and junior hockey with retired NHL player Georges Laraque as main protagonist. In early 2021, she directed, wrote and produced her second short film, Nourrir les Rêves, which premiered at the HotDocs International Film Festival.
In 2021, her project in development, Through the Eyes of a Quiet Lion won the PRISME pitch contest by Main Film. Her focus in all her creative work is to uplift the voices of Black, marginalized, and under-represented talent in front of and behind the camera. Currently, Kimberley Ann is devoting her time writing her first feature film, Through the Eyes of the Quiet Lion, developing an anthology television series with Bell (Crave), and producing a web-serie, FABRIQUÉ.