Kurt Wright – Writer/Director

A graduate of The New York Institute of Technology in 2004, Kurt worked over the next decade to become one of Jamaica’s most sought after Assistant Directors. With six feature length films under his belt for directors ranging from Nick Cannon to Idris Elba and Cary Joji Fukunaga, as well as numerous commercial projects and music videos, Kurt eventually picked up the Director’s hat on season two of the popular Jamaican comedy series: Me n Mi Kru. Subsequently he has directed multiple music videos such as the gritty “Shotta” by NoMaddz and “Let Her Go” by Christopher Martin, which currently has over 25 million views on Youtube.

Kurt’s resume also includes a growing list of commercial work including the short film “Unspoken” for UNICEF, Serge Island’s “Monster Milk” and Scotiabank/VISA’s Olympic campaign, aired throughout the Caribbean, as well as additional Scotia campaigns subsequently. His work has been presented at the UN in New York, Canada and as far away as England & Africa. Continuing to build a strong reputation as a storyteller with his words and images, he always strives to be better than his last project.

Kurt is also a Board Member of the Jamaica Film and Television Association.