Karin Kelly

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Karin Kelley
Interim Department Head, Cinema & Television
University Crossings, 061
Phone: 215-895-6478
Fax: 215-895-6447

Karin Kelly has been active in film and television for the past twenty years. She received her M.F.A. in Film from N.Y.U. She was a fellow for Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures, was a participant in the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive and received the prestigious Princess Grace Foundation Grant. In Los Angeles she worked on sitcoms including, Home Improvement, In the House and Soul Man. Karin studied Improv with the Groundlings, Gotham City Improv and The Upright Citizens Brigade. In Philadelphia she produced the film series Through the Lens for WYBE. She produced episodes of the series Birthday, broadcast on Discovery Health and Perfect Proposal broadcast on The Learning Channel. An independent filmmaker, she has assistant-directed both commercials and features and has written, produced and directed music videos, corporate projects and short films. Her short, Customer Service, screened most recently at the Pittsburgh Film Festival. She is currently in post on the short Brick Gypsies and her first feature-length documentary, Saving Rick. She served as a mentor and guest director for Digi-Fest Southwest and is the co-author of Film School Confidential: The Insider's Guide to Film Schools, now in its second edition.