I have decades of experience writing, directing, producing, fundraising, and distributing both documentary and narrative films. My work has aired on Independent Lens, PBS, and America ReFramed; and is streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu.

I am available to consult in:

Writing  Directing Producing Distribution  Fundraising


Prior my work with actress Patricia Clarkson, who voiced Susan Sontag’s letters and writings in my feature-length documentary, Regarding Susan Sontag, Nancy and I had an invaluable conversation about the role and function of the voice in the film and the character evoked in the voiceover. Nancy is terrific!

Nancy D. Kates, Producer/Director
Regarding Susan Sontag

TRUST-Director-Nancy-Kelly-3_REVNancy has done it all! She is a good listener and a natural-born problem solver who can easily ‘translate’ your ideas into a solid proposal, script, edit, promotional document, or distribution strategy. And she has a sense of humor to boot!

Gail Silva
Advisor & Curator