Director of Documentary Programming & Filmmaker Labs
Kiyoko McCrae is the Director of Documentary Programming and Filmmaker Labs at the New Orleans Film Society. She is also an award-winning independent film and theater director and producer, currently completing a short documentary for the Hindsight Project, a new initiative with CAAM, Firelight Media, and Reel South, and developing her first feature doc with support from CAAM and Southern Documentary Fund. She is a 2017-2018 Intercultural Leadership Institute Fellow and a 2020 John O’Neal Cultural Arts Fellow. She received her BFA in Theatre Arts from NYU’s Tisch School. She is happy to call New Orleans home with her husband Jason and their two children, Manami and Koji.