Pip Kelly is a arts producer and documentary film-maker living in Brisbane, Australia. She has worked on Australian documentary series and features – The Bipolar Bears (SBS), Jailbirds (ABC), Miss South Sudan Australia (ABC), travel programs for Lonely Planet TV and her own short films. She has directed & produced video content for Museum exhibitions, NGO’s, Community Arts Organisations and Australian Musicians. With a background in Anthropology, all of Pip’s films have a focus on people and culture.
Pip also works as a Producer and Curator in the Culture & Arts sector. She has run community projects in Melbourne and Brisbane for youth and multicultural arts organisations, The State Library Queensland and Queensland Museum. In 2012, Pip directed and produced “What do you collect?”, a community co-created project at The Queensland Museum. The ‘crowd sourced’ pop up project experimented with contemporary notions of collecting. In 2013, Pip traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to complete an Asialink residency with JavaArts. In 2014, she exhibited Jorng Jam for the Our City Festival as part of her Asialink residency, in collaboration with 4 Cambodian artists. She continues to produce screen content for museums and galleries (Distant Lines Exhibition – State Library of QLD, 2015, and Lost Creatures – Queensland Museum, 2014) and her own documentaries. In 2015 she produced Jorng Jam II in Australia and she is keen to progress the idea to work with other communities. www.pipkelly.com.au