Kim Ray is an award-winning Filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She has directed commercials for Fortune 500 clients and Executive Produced and Directed premium documentary television. Recent work includes Executive Producing GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO for Netflix, Directing and Executive Producing ABOUT FACE, with Rosie Huntington Whitely, for Quibi and Showrunning HUSTLE IN BROOKLYN for BET, among others.
As a writer, she has often focused on Science-Fiction, including a recent pilot script and short film/pilot presentation entitled VIOLET'S NEW LIFE. She has written comedies, including Co-Writing the Oscar-winning short musical-comedy WEST BANK STORY. Ray has an MFA from USC in Film and Television Production/Directing and a BA from University of Michigan in Film Studies. While at USC, she was a script and IP analyst for CAA and James Cameron’s Lightstorm.
WHAT THEY SAW
February, 1917. In a farmhouse in Iowa, Minnie Wright’s husband is found strangled to death on the floor next to their bed. Minnie denies killing him. After Minnie is arrested on suspicion of murder, an offense she could hang for, Sheriff Peters and the ambitious young County Attorney go out to the Wright house to look for clues and a motive. The Sheriff’s wife, Mrs. Peters, accompanies the men to collect some of Minnie’s things for her. Mrs. Peters requests that a neighbor woman, Mrs. Hale, join her as Mrs. Hale knew Minnie and is familiar with the house. As the women, who don’t know each other, gather Minnie’s belongings, they piece together what happened and we go back in time to the events in Minnie’s life that led up to the murder…