Judy Kibinge is a filmmaker and who began her career in advertising. She was the first non-expatriate Creative Director of a multi-national regional agency in East Africa leading Pan African campaigns for brands such as Coca-Cola , East African Breweries and Unilever. She has written and directed several award winning fiction and documentary films. In 2013, she founded DOCUBOX, Sub Saharan Africa’s first homegrown fund and hub for independent filmmakers. She is a founding member of the Creative Economy Working Group (CEWG) formed to shape cultural policy in Kenya and in 2021, was named Most Influential Woman in Film at the Women in Film Awards (Kenya). She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences where she sits on the Documentary Branch Committee.