Caroline von Kuhn

Dir Artist Dev

Caroline von Kuhn is Director of Artist Development at the SFFILM (formerly called the San Francisco Film Society), which spans artist grants, fellowships, residencies, fiscal sponsorship and Education. SFFILM Makers offers artistic and financial support to filmmakers from the Bay Area, US and internationally - re-granting over $1M in 2018 alone.

She most recently was a co-Founder of the Points North Institute, which produces the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF), where she served as their Managing Director. She comes from the Tribeca Film Festival, running their Industry department after four years of Publicity and producing Industry Panels for Doha Film Institute (Qatar). von Kuhn has worked extensively in Film Publicity at Tribeca, Apparition and Film Society of Lincoln Center. She programmed the launch of Seed&Spark with the team behind her first film, Like the Water (Director/EP).

von Kuhn's most recent producing work is Ian Olds' Burn Country (formerly titled The Fixer, 2016 Tribeca Film Festival) and most recent theatre directing/producing is I Peer with the Nationaltheatret of Norway (Oslo) and Old Vic Theatre's Old Vic New Voices program (London). von Kuhn sits on the Board of Directors of Catapult Film Fund and was a 2016 IFP Cannes Producers Network Fellow. She received her BA in Financial Economics from University of Virginia and an MFA in Art History from University of Manchester (UK).

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