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Kelly Sarri is an award-winning LA-based filmmaker originally from Greece primarily recognized for her web series, Gynarchy, which was recognized as a Webby Honoree in 2023 and a Bronze Telly Winner in 2023.
A key focus in her work is the desire to create narratives that reflect the complexity and diversity of our society. She is especially interested in stories that challenge gender norms, promote climate advocacy, and explore cultural intersections. Her directing style is deeply rooted in empathy, fostering an environment that prioritizes humanity and the well-being of my collaborators. Additionally, a personal goal of hers is to strive for environmental responsibility on her sets, ensuring that our creative process respects our planet. These commitments complement her artistic goals both in front of and behind the camera.
Kelly has also worked on multiple music videos, directing visuals for renowned artists such as Kyla Imani and Georgia Water. Both her scripted and unscripted work has garnered recognition at esteemed film festivals such as Top Indie Film Awards and Impact Doc Awards and London Independent Film Awards.
In addition, Kelly possesses extensive expertise in post-production, having served as the lead editor/motion graphics editor for popular DC Kids YouTube series like DC Super Hero Girls and Building with Batman. Her editing skills have been showcased in multiple music videos for artists like Rico Nasty, Ellise, Mothica, Romy, and Kyla Imani. She has also worked as an editor with the non-profit organization WalkGood Productions and edited Sheryl Lee Ralph's DIVA Awards show 2021 aired on KTLA.
With almost a decade of industry experience, Kelly exemplifies professionalism, creating an inclusive work environment that empowers women and underrepresented individuals in the film, TV, and media industries.
Kelly's exceptional ability to balance schedules and budgets while bringing out the best in her cast and crew makes her a highly skilled and trusted filmmaker. Her passion for storytelling, commitment to inclusivity, and dedication to her craft make her a valuable asset to any production.