Author Archives: Kim Garland

Kim Garland

About Kim Garland

Kim Garland is an award-winning screenwriter and director originally from Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. She's a graduate of Columbia University, with a degree in Creative Writing, and studied screenwriting at The New School University in New York. She's worked in literary acquisition at Braven Films and as a Story Producer for MTV. Kim has written and directed multiple films, including award-winning short films Vivienne Again (2012) and The End of Mara (2016). Through her production company City Kid Films, she's screened her work internationally at numerous film festivals & screening series. You can watch Kim's films at her website and follow her on Twitter at @kim_garland.

Write, Direct, Repeat: Time to Make a Film!

There’s only so long you can talk before you need to get off your ass and do. And that’s where I find myself today, getting back on my filmmaking horse and heading out to make another film. When I made my first two short films, I made them back-to-back, just about...

Write, Direct, Repeat: Marketing Your Short Film, Part 1

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! For many beginner writer-directors, short films are an ideal way to dive into the art and craft of directing. The stakes are much lower than with a feature film, allowing you to experiment and learn from your mistakes, without risking too...

Write, Direct, Repeat: Lookbooks for Films and Scripts

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! In my own pursuit of Write, Direct, Repeat, I’m currently deep in the writing phase. I’m working on a couple of short film scripts and a couple of feature scripts, and ever since I began directing, I can’t resist writing everything...