Kimberly D. Conner is a self-published author, screenwriter and independent filmmaker. She has placed as a finalist in several screenwriting competitions including the Hollywood Black Film Festival Screenplay Competition, the Urban Media Makers Short Film Competition, the University of Southern California - Guy A. Hanks and Marvin H. Miller Screenwriting Program, and semi-finalist in Creative Screenwriting Magazine AAA Screenwriting Competition.
In 2006, she self-published the book, “Naked Poetics – Poetry, Expression and Illustrations”, a thought-provoking look at life through the eyes of two sisters, written by Kimberly and her sister, Candice. Candid in nature, the book tackles topics relative to life through the art of expression. The book delves in areas some would deem politically incorrect and controversial, yet stimulating and entertaining, available at Barnes and Noble online.
Her feature film, “Jump In” The Movie, premiered in 2013, and is currently available in 832 stores nationwide, including Wal-Mart and Best Buy, Amazon, Vudu, and Flixster. “Jump In” is a drama about a single mother that returns to her hometown to finish law school and start her own practice, when she is blindsided by the unthinkable, pushing family ties to the limit. Kimberly released the film, Before ‘I Do’, a story of two Firefighters, in 2016. The film is making its way around the festival circuit, an Official Selection in Pan Africain Du Cannes International Film Festival, Roxbury International Film Festival, Miami Women's International Film Festival, Ocktober Film Festival, Piton International Film Festival, Lincoln Film Festival, and New Art Theater Film Festival. The film is based on an award-winning script. Predestined Arts & Entertainment just signed a deal with Maverick Entertainment.