Photo by Shaena Mallett

Kelly Creedon is a documentary filmmaker and visual journalist whose work focuses on using intimate storytelling as a means to explore communities and the issues and questions that unite and divide us. 

Her short film work has been featured in Vimeo Staff Picks, National Geographic, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, the Huffington Post, REEL SOUTH, the PBS Online Film Festival, the Bitter Southerner, Univision and Fusion, among others. Her short documentary In This World screened widely at festivals around the country and was recognized by Pictures of the Year International and the Alexia Foundation. As a 2014 Powering a Nation Fellow, she was the Editor-in-Chief and videographer on the award-winning interactive documentary Whole Hog: The Power of Pork. 

She has taught visual journalism and documentary storytelling at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and the UNC Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism, where she received her MA in Visual Communication. She is also a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. 


She is currently based in Durham, NC, and is available for coffee and collaborations.