Margy Kinmonth is a BAFTA Award–winning film and television director whose many credits include theatrical features Revolution: New Art for a New World (Foxtrot Films/Arts Alliance), outlining the 1917 Russian Revolution; Hermitage Revealed; and Royal Paintbox (Moscow International Film Festival), with HRH the Prince of Wales.
Kinmonth’s series Naked Hollywood (BBC) won the BAFTA Award for Best Factual Series. The Strange World of Barry Who? (BBC), about Francis Bacon, won the RTS Arts Award. War Art with Eddie Redmayne (Foxtrot Films/ITV) was nominated for BAFTA, RTS and Peabody Awards.
Kinmonth’s other credits include Looking for Lowry (Foxtrot Films/ITV), with Ian McKellen; The Secret World of Haute Couture (BBC); Mariinsky Theatre and Nutcracker Story (Foxtrot Films/ITV); Outback Art; Dawn French; Smoking Diaries, about Simon Gray; Gormley’s Brick Man; and Arena episode “Remember the Secret Policeman’s Ball?” Her dramas include To the Western World (BFI London Film Festival), Baker’s Dozen, Casualty and EastEnders.
Kinmonth won the 2009 Skillset Creative Originality Award from Women in Film & Television. Kinmonth was awarded a Likhachev Foundation Cultural Fellowship in 2017.