Simon Kilmurry

Simon Kilmurry is a documentary producer and executive producer. He has received a Prime-Time Emmy Award, 17 News & Doc Emmys, and eight Peabody Awards. He is a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and a member of the Producers Guild of America, and the Television Academy. He served on the board of jurors of the Peabody Awards 2016-22. He is a board member of Jewish Story Partners and an advisor to The Redford Center.

Current productions include: Producer - “Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy” by Nancy Buirski (Venice International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival 2022); “Finding Seyoum” by Vanessa Tshaye and William Martin; Executive Producer - “My Name is Andrea” by Pratibha Parmar (Tribeca 2022), “El Equipo” by Bernardo Ruiz; “ADA – my mother the architect” by Yael Melamede; and Consulting Producer - “The Human Trial” by Lisa Hepner.

From 2007-15 he was the executive producer of “POV”, the PBS showcase of independent documentaries and co-founded the WORLD Channel documentary series “America ReFramed”.