Kim Morris, Documentary Filmmaker

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Kim in Southern Chile during production of 'In the Shadow of the Condor'

 

Kim Morris is a documentary filmmaker who has worked on the production of a variety national and international film, video, Web and multiple-media productions for CNN, the BBC, PBS, NBC Sports, the Outdoor Life Network, Levi Strauss, and Coca Cola.

 

Kim recently started her own production company, Wild Matters Productions.

 

(Kim with Al Maysles, a renowned documentary filmmaker who visited Interval Research Co, July, 1998)

 

Kim lives in Boulder, Colorado, and is an outdoors enthusiast.

(Disappointment Peak, Grand Teton National Park)

Filmmaking Background

Radar Communications, Boulder Colorado

In the Shadow of the Condor, for Outside Television a film that combines a conservation message with a wild adventure in the jungles of South America.

(Producer/Cinematographer, Serac Adventure Films 2002)

 

Farther Than the Eye Can See, a documentary shot on HDTV capturing blind climber Erik Weihenmayer and his team's successful ascent of Mount Everest. (Producer/Cinematographer, Serac Adventure Films, 2001)

Everest Dreams, a one-hour documentary which transports viewers to the face of Mount Everest to encounter the challenge of scaling the world’s highest peak and follows how the climbers were in contact virtually with a Web-audience real-time on a daily basis. (Producer, Serac Adventure Films, aired on NBC Sports, Dec. 2000)

Heli Dreams, an immersive video experience which shares the freedom and beauty of helicopter skiing in the Canadian Rockies shot entirely with a body-mounted camera. (Producer, Figure 11 Productions, 2000)

Great Trango Tower Web Video Series, a series of videos for Great Trango Tower Web site covering personal lives and ambitions of The North Face big wall climbers. Member of the Great Trango Tower production team throughout the "live" coverage of the event, updating the site five times daily. (Video Producer, Editorial Coordinator/Production Mngr., Quokka Sports, 1999.)

Poetic License, a documentary film capturing the power of teen performance poetry and the spoken word. (Videographer, PBS, airdate scheduled for April 2000.)

POV Experimental Videos, a variety of experimental documentary segments for research on point of view and immersive coverage of an activity. Also contributed to the design and development of experimental camera systems. (Producer, Director, Editor, Interval Research Co., 1998/99.)

Brand Soul and The Story of Khakis, two documentary videos about the employees of Dockers and the history of khaki clothing. (Producer, Spellbound Productions, 1996.)

CyberCampus, a virtual reality kiosk-based "brand experience" produced for Levi's in conjunction with NTT of Japan. (Producer, Foote, Cone and Belding/ IDeA (Information Design Associates), 1996.)

This World Is Not Our Home, a documentary video portrait which captures the wisdom of Elvina Brown, the oldest living Pomo Indian woman from the Elem Tribe in Clear Lake, California. (Producer, Director, Editor, Stanford University, 1994.)

* Winner of Bronze Apple Award from National Educational Film and Video Festival; Women in the Director’s Chair Festival and National Tour; Native American Film Festival, 1994.

Bedhaya: Sacred Dances, a documentary video featuring Indonesian court dancers filmed on location in Solo, Indonesia. 1994. (Sound Person, Stanford University, 1994.) *Margaret Mead Film Festival, NYC. 1994.

Sea Power: A Global Journey, a five-hour documentary series observing humankind's use of the oceans. (assistant producer, PBS (Maryland Public TV)/ Central Television (England)/NHK (Japan), 1992.)

Rainbow Reports, a seven-part documentary series on young people and their contribution to environmental efforts. Filming on-location on six continents.

(Assistant Producer/Researcher, BBC, 1992.)

Top Guns and Toxic Whales, an award-winning one-hour documentary approaching environmental issues as a threat to our national security , (Researcher for video/book, BBC and Turner, 1991.)

Our Common Future and Earth ’90, two "Live Aid"-type live global satellite television presentations, raising awareness to world environmental issues. (Assistant Producer, Uplinger Productions/NHK, 1989/90.)

Kennedy Center Honors/American Film Institute, a series of documentary films honoring lifetime achievement in the performing arts produced in 35mm film for CBS. Recipients include David Lean, Gregory Peck, George Burns, Katherine Hepburn, Dizzy Gillespie, Alvin Ailey, and other artists who have made great contributions to the performing arts.(Researcher/Production Assistant, CBS, 1988-1990.)

 

 

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