Talent Guide

Kaz Kipp

  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2012, Project Involve 2010


Kaz Kipp belongs to the Nez Perce and Umatilla Tribes and was born and reared in Los Angeles. She has produced award winning short films that have screened around the world and has also produced multimedia content featured on Comedy Central’s atom.com, IFC, and the Sundance Channel. She produced the winning trailer of the Asian Pacific Islanders TV Pilot Shootout contest sponsored by FOX Diversity and the ID Film Festival. She is re-entering the festival circuit with the short film, Fierce, co-sponsored by NBC Universal and Film Independent. Currently, she is in development on feature films including Shaz Bennett’s, Alaska Is a Drag, which has been selected as a 2012 Sundance Institute Native Producing Fellowship recipient and the Producers Guild of America The Power of Diversity Workshop. A short version of the feature has been selected for AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women and is set to premiere at the 2012 AFI Fest. Kipp has also earned fellowships from Film Independent’s Project: Involve and ABC | Disney Television Group’s Native American IMPACT program. Kipp is also a board member to Longhouse Media, which is an indigenous media arts organization that nurtures the expression and development of Native artists.

Current Project

Alaska Is a Drag


A young gay misfit teen works in a fish cannery in Alaska and he dreams big to escape his drab reality by training to be a professional boxer and become the most fabulous drag queen in town.