Gerry Kim produced the documentary film THE HOUSE OF SUH, which premiered at the 2010 Hot Docs Film Festival and screened at the Calgary, Starz Denver, San Francisco Asian American, and Sarasota Film Festivals, winning awards at the Hamptons, San Diego Asian, Los Angeles Asian Pacific, and Philadelphia Asian Film Festivals. The film was sold to MSNBC Films and aired on MSNBC in July of 2011. Following the broadcast, HOUSE OF SUH won the CINE Golden Eagle Award.
He first worked in film as an Associate Producer on RACE TO EXECUTION, an Independent Lens documentary investigating racial bias in America’s capital punishment system. Following his work on this film, Gerry worked as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte at Antidote Films. There, he worked on several projects and is credited on the following films: ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED (HBO); BOMB IT; CAMP VICTORY, AFGHANISTAN (PBS); and THE DUNGEON MASTERS. Gerry also worked as a location manager on several independent films, including Matt Wolf’s TEENAGE and Mike Birbiglia’s SLEEPWALK WITH ME, as well in the locations department on the CBS television show, PERSON OF INTEREST.
Currently, Gerry is producing two documentary projects and two narrative features: TO BE TAKEI (post-production), a film looking at the life and activism of Star Trek icon, George Takei; FAREWELL, FERRIS WHEEL (post-production), a PBS film following the stories of carnival workers and owners, investigating the complex nature of legal immigration in the United States; A SEA APART (post-production), a narrative feature directed by Esra Saydam and Nisan Dag, funded in part by the Turkish Ministry of Culture; and NANCY (in development), written and directed by Christina Choe, selected for the 2013 IFP Week Emerging Storytellers Section, and a finalist for the 2013 Venice Film Festival’s Biennale College Cinema.
He is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Film Program where he received the Arthur Krim Memorial Award for Excellence in Producing.