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Director BIO: Jeremiah Kipp (PELICAN)

Director Biography – Jeremiah Kipp

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Jeremiah Kipp is a New York City based writer, producer and director with over ten years experience creating narrative and commercial films. Through his work, he has the proven ability to provide the highest level of visual direction, story development and work with actors.

He has directed several short films including THE MINIONS, PAINKILLER, THE SADIST starring Tom Savini, MASTERMIND starring Chris Sarandon, EDWARD ALBEE: A TRANSFORMATIVE MOMENT produced by Bruce Cohen and Lauren Rayner, THE DAYS GOD SLEPT (Best Short-HorrorHound 2014); SOUND/VISION; Edgar Allan Poe’s BERENICE (distributed by Reel Progress as part of the CREEPERS anthology), CRESTFALLEN; EASY PREY (commissioned by Visionfest’s annual 5×5 screening series); CONTACT (commissioned by Sinister Six annual screening series); THE POD starring Larry Fessenden; SNAPSHOT, DROOL and THE APARTMENT (commissioned by Canon to premiere their XL2 camera at DV Expo 2004).

His short film THE CHRISTMAS PARTY earned warm responses from over 50 international film festivals including Cannes and Clermont-Ferrand and received a 5-star review from Film Threat (“One of the best, most polished short films of the year!”). He is currently in post-production on his second feature film, THERESA & ALLISON.

Commercial clients have included The Royal Bank of Scotland, Canon, Mandragoras Performance Space. Hart Pictures, The Philadelphia Independent Film & Video Association and John Isaac Genève Watches.

Jeremiah’s producing credits include SATAN HATES YOU starring Michael Berryman, Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm, PIERCING REALITY: THE MAKING OF POSSESSION featuring Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani, IN MONTAUK, GOD’S LAND, LET’S PLAY, THE JONESTOWN DEFENSE, THE DOLL’S HOUSE (shot in Valencia, Spain) and THE BED-THING (directed by Pulitzer Prize nominated Matt Zoller Seitz). Notable assistant director credits include SOMEWHERE TONIGHT starring John Turturro, THE EPIC OF HERSHEY starring Eric Roberts (Cannes 2015), I SELL THE DEAD starring Dominic Monaghan, THE AWAKENED starring Robert Picardo, and ONE NIGHT starring Academy Award winner Melissa Leo.

Jeremiah holds a B.F.A. in film from New York University, having graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts with honors.

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