Kelsey is a documentary filmmaker, digital media producer and branded content designer. She creates and directs visual and audio pieces, targeted for the web and big screen. Kelsey has coordinated productions all around the world, conducted interviews, edited compelling, marketed products and brands, and created unique designs and styles.
She enjoys working with outside-of-the-box companies and organizations. Collaborating with talented production teams and visual/motion graphics designers drives her craft.
She has a passion for environmental and anthropological topics and have conducted journalistic research on environmental and anthropological topics such as black market abalone hunters, human-wildlife conflicts in Sumatra, and sustainable traditional fishing methods in Micronesia.
Her work has taken her and her teams all over the world, from the jungles of Sumatra, savannah of Maasailand, to the outermost Pacific islands of Micronesia and has been published by Stanford, National Geographic, Oceanic Society, National Science Foundation, UN, Filmmaker, Independent Filmmaker Project, PBS Newshour, UCB, NYU, New York Magazine, and the Harvard Business Review. She is a proud board member of Naretoi, a non-profit that empowers Maasai women in Kenya through mountaineering and is contributor to One People One Reef.
Kelsey holds an M.A. in News and Documentary Journalism from New York University and a B.A. in Film and Digital Media from the University of California. She's lived in Buenos Aires, Brooklyn, London and is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.