Kimberly Dryden, M.F.A., part-time faculty
King Hall 106G | 910.962.7502 |

Curriculum Vitae



Kim Dryden is an educator and an independent filmmaker. Originally from Baldwinsville, NY, Dryden has worked as a reporter, an ESL teacher in South Korea, director of Wrought Iron Productions in Winston-Salem, and is currently co-owner of Locavore Media, based in Wilmington. An avid traveler with an interest in exploring new cultures and communities, she has directed film projects everywhere from the Indian Himalayas to ballad singing communities in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is currently directing and co-producing The Filipino Street Art Project (, a documentary-based transmedia project using street art as a lens to explore larger social, economic, and political issues in the US and the Philippines. The documentary film component follows street artist Rai Cruz as he struggles to stay true to his roots in the face of artistic success.


+ Project Director & Co-Producer: Filipino Street Art Project and Unstable Mutations

+ Co-Director, Producer: Over Home: Love Songs from Madison County

+ Director, Producer, DP: Immerse in India

+ Director, Producer, DP: A Thousand Lights of Hope

+ Co-director, Producer: The Strangest House in the World




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