Zippy Kimundu

Zippy is an award-winning Kenyan Filmmaker who has been working in the film and television industry across continents as a director and editor for over a decade. She co-directed a short documentary, A Fork, A Spoon and A Knight with Mira Nair for Tribeca Film Institute’s ‘Power of Word Series’, and was the assistant editor on the Disney film Queen of Katwe. Zippy holds a masters in Fine Arts from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a film educator for under-represented communities at I’ll Tell You My Story, who give storytelling workshops in Africa for teenage refugee girls. Besides this, she is the founder of Afrofilms International, a women-led film and TV production company and creative collective based in Nairobi and Kilifi, Kenya, and is currently working to ignite political consciousness, and action, across continents. Her short films have screened internationally and she continues to create both fiction and non-fiction content globally.