Kim Garland is an award-winning screenwriter and director who specializes in character-driven stories set in fantastical worlds. She was recently selected to join the Women in Film Mentoring Program in the Writer Circle for the 2018-19 cycle.
Kim is originally from Hell's Kitchen, NYC, and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. She’s a graduate of Columbia University, with a Bachelor’s 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 several films, including, award-winning shorts Vivienne Again (2012) and The End of Mara (2016). She’s screened her work internationally at film festivals & screening series and is currently touring with her latest film, Body Image, a horror short that’s screening at film festivals and comic cons across the US.
Film (short) Screenwriter, Director A woman is tormented by her compulsion to stay thin.
The End of Mara
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
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.
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