Published on October 19th, 2010 | by Jill
Meet Kelly Harms
Kelly Harms talks about directing Ruby Skye P.I.
Actor, writer, director and producer Kelly Harms originally hails from Alberta. Graduating from film school in 1996, Kelly set off for the bright lights of New York City, where he studied with one of America’s most respected acting instructors, Uta Hagen.
Since then, his diverse talents have lead to such varied credits as, a lead actor in Bruce McDonald’s Picture Claire, story editor and producer of the feature film, The Happy Couple, producer and lead actor in Fairytales and Pornography, director of the short films, The Outlaws of Missouri and GREEN.
Kelly is also a graduate of the Directors Lab at the prestigious Canadian Film Centre. His award-winning CFC short, Cursing Hanley, premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and screened at the Atlantic Film Festival, The Calgary International Film Festival, The Vancouver International Film Festival, Whistler Film Festival, Victoria Film Festival, Kingston Canadian Film Festival, AFI Dallas and the Worldwide Short Film Festival… among others.
Strongly influenced by a melting pot of world cinematic directors, Kelly believes that there is no drama without comedy – and no comedy without drama.
Kelly is currently developing two feature films: Stiffed and The Graduates.