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Kelly Anderson was born and raised in Montreal and has lived in New York City for the past twelve years. Her most recent work is Making a Killing: Philip Morris, Kraft and Global Tobacco Addiction (2000), a half-hour documentary for the corporate accountability organization 'In Fact', which she produced and directed (with Tami Gold) and edited. Kelly recently completed the drama Shift (1999), a one-hour drama about the volatile relationship between a North Carolina waitress and a telemarketing prison inmate, which premiered in January, 2000 at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and was an award-winner at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Kelly's past documentaries include _Out at Work (1996)_ (also with Gold), which was screened at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival, received a Golden Apple at the National Educational Media Awards and was broadcast on the HBO series America Undercover.

Kelly was the Co-Producer of the series Signal to Noise (1997), a three-part public television series about America's relationship with television, and for five years she was the producer and director of 'Labor At The Crossroads', Manhattan's monthly cable program about issues of importance to New York City's working people. In 1994 she produced and directed 'Looking For A Space'. A recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Film Institute (NEA), and the New York State Council on the Arts, Kelly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film and Mediaat Hunter College in New York City.

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- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Kelly Anderson is an award-winning independent producer and director of documentary and narrative films/videos. Her most recent production is Never Enough, a documentary about three Americans' relationships with their material possessions, which is premiering at the 2010 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Other productions include Every Mother's Son, a documentary for ITVS about mothers whose children have been killed by police officers and who have become national spokespeople on the issue of police brutality, which she produced and directed (with Tami Gold) and edited. Every Mother's Son premiered at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award. The documentary had its broadcast premiere on PBS's P.O.V. series, and received a national Emmy Nomination for Directing. In 2004, Kelly produced, directed and edited Overcoming the Odds, a short documentary about the groundbreaking Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which set global standards on the promotion and marketing of tobacco. This film was a follow-up to Making a Killing, a half-hour documentary she produced and directed (with Tami Gold) and edited that addresses the marketing practices of the tobacco industry in the developing world. Making a Killing premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival, was screened for delegates at the World Health Organization and aired on television in Nigeria, Serbia, Lagos and Vietnam. In 2000 Kelly completed Shift, a one-hour drama for ITVS about the volatile relationship between a North Carolina waitress and a telemarketing prison inmate, which premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and aired on many PBS stations. Kelly's past documentaries include Out At Work (with Tami Gold), which was screened at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival and was shown on HBO. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Film Institute (NEA), and the New York State Council on the Arts and has received production grants from ITVS and the Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kelly Anderson

Trivia (2)

Professor of Film & Media Studies at Hunter College/CUNY in New York City.
Teaching at Hunter College/CUNY [September 2001]

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