Kimberlee Bassford

Director/producer
Making Waves Films LLC

Kimberlee Bassford combines her love for storytelling with her background in journalism to bring the underrepresented stories of the Pacific to the world. She directed and produced the documentaries Winning Girl (2014, The World Channel, Women Make Movies/Java Films), Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority (2008, PBS, Women Make Movies) and Cheerleader (2003, HBO Family, Documentary Educational Resources) and was a producer on two national PBS documentary series: Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? (2008) and The Meaning of Food (2005). She has garnered numerous honors for her work, including festival audience awards and grand jury prizes, Firelight Media's Spark Fund Award, a duPont-Columbia Award, Student Academy Award and CINE Golden Eagles. Her work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, HBO, CNN, CBS, ITVS, Center for Asian American Media, Pacific Islanders in Communications, CPB/PBS and others. She has also served on juries for the Hawai‘i International Film Festival, ‘Ohina Short Film Showcase and Guam International Film Festival. Kimberlee holds a BA in psychology from Harvard University and a Masters in Journalism from the University of California Berkeley. She owns Making Waves Films LLC, a documentary production company in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Sessions in which Kimberlee Bassford attends

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

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

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
4:30 PM
4:30 PM

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
4:30 PM
4:30 PM
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Friday 2 October, 2020

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

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
3:00 PM
3:00 PM