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Kim Gehrig is a director known for bringing a refreshing combination of honesty and wit to her work. She tells stories that resonate with universal human truths, while also incorporating inventive technical ideas.

Born in Australia, she studied at Central Saint Martins in London, and currently splits her time between Los Angeles and London.

Contact

Commercials:
Tim Nash, tim@somesuch.co

Management:
Tim Nash, tim@somesuch.co
Nina Soriano, nina@anonymouscontent.com

Film & TV:
Sue Carls (CAA), sue.carls@caa.com
Jodi Shields (Casarotto), jodi@casarotto.co.uk

Recent Work

Her recent film for Apple, ‘The Greatest,’ challenged common stereotypes about people with disabilities. Her iconic commercial for Libresse, ‘Viva La Vulva,’ received praise for its humorous and liberated portrayal of female anatomy. Gehrig's music video for Chaka Khan’s ‘Like Sugar,’ on the other hand, has become a dance classic. She has also recently directed an episode of the Apple+ series, ‘Roar,’ starring Nicole Kidman.

Gehrig’s culture-shaping impact on filmmaking has not gone unnoticed. In 2023, Gehrig became the 2nd woman ever to win the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials and her films have won a plethora of awards including Cannes Lions, D&AD pencils, BTAA Arrows and UKMVAs.

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Awards

2024 – Grand Prix
Sydney Opera House, 'Play It Safe' - Cannes Lions

2023 – Winner
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials - DGA Awards

2023 – Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Commercial - Apple, ‘The Greatest’ - Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

2023 – Grand Prix
Diversity & Inclusion in Music - Apple, ‘The Greatest’ - Cannes Lions

2023 – Silver Lion
Use of Licensed/Adapted Music - Apple, ‘The Greatest’ - Cannes Lions

Process

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