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Kim Hopkins - Director/Co-producer/Editor.
Kim Hopkins is from Yorkshire, England. Born to an American father and an English mother, Kim has spent most of her life in the UK.

A graduate of the National Film School, Kim has been making award-winning documentaries for nearly 15 years. Kim has directing/shooting credits for - BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, National Geographic, Al Jazeera, amongst others. Kim’s films range from social issues - violence against women around the world, modern slavery, healthcare in the developing world to music documentaries: Man In The Sand featuring Woody Guthrie, Natalie Merchant, Wilco, Billy Bragg, Corey Harris etc.

Kim has also made several films about Native Americans: Wanted, Scenic, This Land is My Land etc. Kim also teaches documentary film production, having been instrumental in setting up the documentary department at Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television de San Antonio, Cuba.

Kim works as a freelance documentary filmmaker.

Film Producion Credits Include:
•The spirit Journey (7 mins) – producer/director (C4) TX 1993
•This Land is My Land (26 mins) – director (C4) TX 1993
•My Little Piranha Fish (26 mins) – producer/director (Short Stories C4) 1997
•Man In The Sand (90 mins) – director (BBC 2) 1999
•Wanted (100 mins) – director (WDR/A&E) 2002
•Alex Zanardi (Profile) (28 mins) - director (BBC2/4) 2004
•The Great Health Scandal (30 mins) – producer/director (BBC World/Al Jazeera) 2005
•The Garage ( 7 x 60 series l) - producer/director (Discovery) 2006
•The Garage (l12 x 60 series ll) producer/director (Discovery) 2006/7)
•Nurses On The Frontline (5 x 30 series) producer/director (BBC World) 2007
•Modern Slavery (3x60 series) director/camera (NRK1) 2009
•Hotel Folly/Folie a Deux (84 mins) – producer/director (broadcaster BBC STORYVILLE) 2013

External Links


  1. The New York Times - Video
  2. Rafael de la Uz
  3. Vertical Vision
  4. Roger Sherman, Florentine Films
  5. Christy Garland
  6. Cameron Hickey
  7. Alison Fleming
  8. ActiveVoice
  9. Direct Cinema Limited
  10. Grain Media
  11. Ed Perkins
  12. Jack L Walsh
  13. David Graham Scott
  14. Mike D'Angelo
  15. Niam Itani
  16. YSJ Film & Television Production
  17. Stada Media (Danny Lacey)
  18. Directors Cut Films

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