Kim Garland

Kim Garland

City Kid Films
Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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September 2011
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About Kim

Kim Garland is an award-winning screenwriter and director who specializes in character-driven stories set in fantastical worlds.

She is originally from Hell's Kitchen, NYC, and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, where she runs her production company City Kid Films. Kim is 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, as a columnist for Script magazine, and as a Story Producer for MTV.

Kim has written and directed multiple films, including award-winning shorts Vivienne Again (2012) and The End of Mara (2016) and has screened her work internationally at numerous film festivals & screening series. She is currently touring with her latest film, Body Image (2017), a graphic horror short that is screening at festivals across the country.



  • Body Image

    Body Image (2017)
    Film (short) Screenwriter, Director A woman is tormented by her compulsion to stay thin.

  • The End of Mara

    The End of Mara (2016)
    Film (short) Screenwriter, Director, Producer A woman helps her husband break free of a curse that's brought him back from the dead and trapped him on Manhattan Island.

  • Deal Travis In

    Deal Travis In (2013)
    Film (short) Screenwriter, Director, Producer A man trying to make his peace with the mysterious death of his daughter is offered the answers he's seeking, but at the cost of his freedom and another woman's life.

  • Vivienne Again

    Vivienne Again (2012)
    Film (short) Screenwriter, Director A funeral home employee saves a dead woman from the killer who's closing in to complete the job.


  • Best Narrative Short Film for "The End of Mara" at Flyway Film Festival

  • Audience Award for "Vivienne Again" at Mascara & Popcorn Film Festival

  • Kickstarter Jury Award for "Vivienne Again" at Flyway Film Festival


  • Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, NY)

  • The New School (New York, NY)

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