Kelly Pike is a film writer and director named on Austin Film Festival’s 2021 “25 Screenwriters to Watch” list, a recipient of the DGA "Award of Outstanding Directorial Achievement", and a graduate of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women.
With an established career as a sculptor and museum professional in Houston,TX she first expanded her practice into filmmaking by working with documentarian Albert Maysles. She then went on to earn her M.F.A in Film & Television from UCLA.
Her films have screened at many festivals around the world, winning awards from the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Savannah (SCAD) Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Bahamas Film Festival, and many more. They have also earned recognition from PBS, Vimeo, NATO, and the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors, the Puffin Foundation, and the Directors Guild of America.
She is currently based in Los Angeles.http://www.kellypikefilm.com