Simon Kilmurry is a documentary producer and executive producer. Current projects in production include My Name is Andrea by Pratibha Parmar and Desperate Souls, Dark City by Nancy Buirski. He served as executive director of the International Documentary Association (IDA) 2015-2021 where he oversaw all of IDA’s programs and established the Enterprise Documentary Fund, providing over $5 million in funding to documentary films. Prior to IDA he was the executive producer of POV, the PBS showcase of independent documentaries where he received one Prime Time Emmy, three Prime Time Emmy nominations, 17 News & Documentary Emmy Awards, more than 60 News & Documentary Emmy nominations, and six Peabody Awards.
He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America, and the Television Academy. He served on the board of jurors of the Peabody Awards from 2016-21.