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Arielle Kilker

Director/ Producer/ Editor
Los Angeles, CA US
Available for Freelance
Documentary Filmmaker


ARIELLE KILKER is a two-time Emmy winning, queer filmmaker who has been a key collaborator on several hit projects for streaming platforms. She developed, produced, co-directed, and was a supervising editor on the first season of the six-time Emmy-nominated, three-time Emmy-winning docuseries Cheer, which also garnered her an ACE Eddie Award. She is currently directing a vérité driven documentary feature. Recently, she served as producer and supervising editor on doc series Navajo Police: Class 57 for HBO. She was nominated for a sports Emmy for her work as a Co-EP on Golden: the Journey of USA's Elite Gymnasts, a six-part docuseries for Peacock. She served as a supervising producer on doc feature More Than Robots for Disney+ which premiered at SXSW. She was also a supervising editor on Peabody Award, Cinema Eye Honors Award, and IDA Award nominated Last Chance U, and was an editor on the award winning series Chef's Table. Kilker started her career as an editor and writer on projects for MSNBC, A&E, MTV, The Travel Channel, and PBS.