Kevin Contento is a Colombian-American filmmaker who grew up in South Florida. A University of Central Florida alumnus, he majored in cinema studies with a minor in philosophy, religion, and popular culture. He earned his MFA in Screenwriting and Directing from the graduate film program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. His thesis film, "Hierophany" world premiered at the 2018 LA film festival, in 2019 it played at over a dozen festivals including Slamdance in Park City, Utah and a sold-out screening at the prestigious BAM Rose Cinema as part of the Caribbean Film Series. "The Conference of the Birds," his debut feature film, continues to explore the theme of divine unity with a cast of Florida teenagers.
  • Director (3 Credits)
    The Conference of the Birds2020
    Feature
    Hierophany2018
    Short
    Booger Prince2017
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    The Conference of the Birds2020
    Feature
    Hierophany2018
    Short
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    Hierophany2018
    Short
    Booger Prince2017
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Editor (1 Credit)
    Hierophany2018
    Short
Directors Choice Best Short Film
Hierophany
Tallahassee Film Festival
Tallahassee
2019
College
University of Central Florida
Cinema Studies
20082011
College
Columbia University in the City of New York
MFA in Film with a concentration in Directing
20142018
Birth Date
June 7, 1990
Birth City
Plantation, FL
Current City
Davie, FL
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Latino
Zodiac Sign
Gemini