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Simon Kilmurry

Executive Director
International Documentary Association
Participates in 3 items

Simon Kilmurry is the executive director of the International Documentary Association (IDA). He joined IDA in June 2015 and oversees all IDA programs and operations, including filmmaker services, granting, educational programs the IDA Awards, and advocacy for the field.

He serves on the board of jurors of the George Foster Peabody Awards. He serves as an advisor to the Firelight Media Doc Lab, the Redford Center, and is on the board of screeners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture  Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Prior to joining IDA he served from 1999–2015 in various roles at American Documentary | POV, including nine years as the executive producer of POV, the long-running PBS showcase of independent documentaries. As executive producer he received 18 Emmy Awards, more than 60 Emmy nominations, six George Foster Peabody Awards, four Du Pont Columbia Awards, and is a two-time recipient of the Best Continuing Series Award from the International Documentary Association. He also served as chief executive of American Documentary (AmDoc), POV’s non-profit parent organization and co-founded the WORLD Channel series "America ReFramed".

Sessions in which Simon Kilmurry participates

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:30
9:30

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
13:30
13:30

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
17:15
17:15