Princess Grace Award:
Film Graduate, 2018
Keely Kernan is an award winning freelance photographer and filmmaker who grew up in the Appalachian mountains in south central Pennsylvania. Her work focuses on topics such as the environment, the natural resources that we use daily, globalization, identity, and community. Kernan has produced work for publications such as the Guardian, The Huffington Post, and CCTV Africa. She has also screened and exhibited work at the DC Environmental Film Festival, Carnegie Institution for Science, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Bright Lights Film Series partnering with MIT’s Women Take the Reel Film Festival, American Conservation Film Festival, Environmental Film Festival at Yale, Charleston International Film Festival, The Natural Resources Defense Council, and The Gordon Parks Museum.