Film Director and Producer
Margy Kinmonth is a BAFTA award winning film and television director whose many credits include theatrical features Revolution – New Art for a New World (Foxtrot Films/Arts Alliance), marking the 1917 Russian Revolution, Hermitage Revealed, and Royal Paintbox (Moscow Film Festival) with HRH The Prince of Wales.
Kinmonth’s series Naked Hollywood (BBC) won BAFTA Best Documentary Series. The Strange World of Barry Who? (BBC) about Francis Bacon, won RTS Best Arts Film Award. WAR ART with Eddie Redmayne (Foxtrot/ITV) was nominated for BAFTA, RTS and Peabody Awards.
Kinmonth’s credits include Looking for Lowry (Foxtrot/ITV) with Ian McKellen, The Secret World of Haute Couture (BBC), Mariinsky Theatre, Nutcracker Story (Foxtrot/ITV), Outback Art, Dawn French, Smoking Diaries about Simon Gray, Gormley’s Brick Man, Remember the Secret Policeman’s Ball. Drama includes To The Western World (London Film Festival), Baker’s Dozen, Casualty, Eastenders.
Kinmonth won Creative Originality Award from Women in Film & Television, 2009.
Kinmonth was awarded the Likhachev Fellowship, 2017.
Maureen Murray is an Emmy-Award winning Producer, whose production credits include WAR ART with Eddie Redmayne, feature documentaries Revolution, Hermitage Revealed (Moscow Film Festival) and Royal Paintbox (Festival International de Films sur l’Art), films Looking for Lowry and Mariinsky Theatre directed by Margy Kinmonth.
Murray produced many productions directed by Ken Russell, with whom she worked on Lady Chatterley starring Joely Richardson and Sean Bean. Other credits include Return to Sender (Toronto Film Festival) directed by Billie August, starring Aidan Quinn and Connie Nielsen, White Lightnin’ (Dinard Film Festival) directed by Dominic Murphy, Jose Carreras – A Life Story (Emmy Award) directed by Chris Hunt and Testimony directed by Tony Palmer starring Ben Kingsly.
Murray is a member of The Production Guild of Great Britain and BAFTA, a founder member of WFTV UK, a graduate of the European Audio-Visual Entrepreneurs and the European Film Business School.