Gail Mooney

Gail Mooney

Kelly/Mooney Productions

Director of photography in New York City, New York

About Gail

Gail Mooney is co-partner of Kelly/Mooney Productions, a visual communications company based in the NYC metro area. Gail has over 30 years of experience, shooting for international magazines, major corporations, and institutions. Her clients have included: National Geographic, Smithsonian, Travel & Leisure, AT&T, American Express, and KPMG.

A lifelong storyteller, Gail Mooney began her visual storytelling as a photographer. In 1999 Gail began producing and shooting video projects. Since then, her company has become fully integrated with motion. She has produced three short documentaries: Freedom’s Ride – a story about two diverse groups of high school students retracing the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s, The Delta Blues Musicians and Through the Hearts and Hands of Children – about the NJ Youth Symphony.

Gail’s true passion is to use her craft, be it via still imagery or motion, to create awareness and effect change. Her first feature length documentary, Opening Our Eyes was a joint project with her daughter Erin Kelly. They circled the globe seeking ordinary people who are making our world a better place – one person at a time.

Name: Gail Mooney

Lives in: New York City, New York

Company: Kelly/Mooney Productions

Occupation: Director of Photography


  • Opening Our Eyes

    Opening Our Eyes (2011)
    Film by Gail Mooney (Documentary, Adventure and Family) Director, Cinematographer, Editorial department, Producer How many people does it take to make a difference? Mother/daughter filmmakers, circle the globe on a 99-day journey, seeking people who are making a positive difference in our world. They find ordinary people who are changing the world and making the impossible, possible, through the power of ONE. Written by Gail Mooney


  • Los Angeles Womens International Film Festival – BEST OF FEST

  • Bare Bones International Film Festival – BEST HUMANITARIAN DOC AND BEST TRAILER

  • Awareness Festival - VISIONARY AWARD

  • Orlando Film Festival - BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

  • Utopia Film Festival – UTOPIAN VISIONARY AWARD

  • Ojai Film Festival – FESTIVAL THEME AWARD: Enriching the Human Spirit

  • Cost Rica International Film Festival – BEST DOCUMENTARY


  • Brooks Institute (Santa Barbara, CA)

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