Kelly Whalen

Senior Video Producer

Kelly Whalen is a filmmaker and educator who directs and produces social justice documentaries and award-winning arts and culture web series. She is the creator of KQED Arts’ three-time Webby Award-winning YouTube series If Cities Could Dance, featuring dancers across the country representing their cities’ signature moves, and the director of When the Waters Get Deep, a documentary about Oakland-based artists SOL Development and their work toward healing their communities’ trauma from gun violence.