WRITER & FILMMAKER
GRACE KIM is a Korean-American writer-director who uses absurdism and magical realism to explore loneliness. To date, Grace has written and directed five short films which have won awards and screened at festivals nationwide such as the Hamptons International Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival, and Tall Grass Film Festival amongst others. Outside of festivals, her work has screened at the Museum of the Moving Image, Syndicated Theater, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport. Her debut short Loveseat was a finalist for the 2020 Horizon Award presented at the Sundance Film Festival.
Grace is a Viacom Viewfinder Program directing fellow and recently shadowed director/executive producer Dime Davis on the Paramount TV series Boomerang, executive produced by Lena Waithe and Halle Berry. She is currently in development for an animated TV series about climate change, The Grand Tammy, which is a second rounder for the Sundance Episodic Lab.
In addition to television, Grace is a Picture Farm Directing Program fellow for female commercial directors and a member of the Commercial Directors Diversity Program's inaugural 50/50 mentorship program.
Grace's short films have been supported by the Atlanta Film Society for the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, NYC Women's Fund, administered by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Local Arts Fund administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council.
Grace currently splits her time between the brownstones of Brooklyn and the sunny shores of Los Angeles.