Vickie Curtis

Vickie Curtis is a filmmaker, writer, and story architect working in documentary film. She seeks character-driven projects with potential for social justice impact. In addition to writing the documentary and narrative elements of The Social Dilemma (Sundance, Netflix), her writing credits include the Emmy-winning Netflix Original film, Chasing Coral (Sundance), The Weight of Water (Banff), Classic (DFF) and story architecture for Island Soldier (PBS, HotDocs), Anbessa (Berlinale), and Frame by Frame (SXSW, Cinema Eye nominee). Vickie was accepted to IDFAcademy Doc Summer School in Amsterdam to develop Anbessa with director Mo Scarpelli, and also served as writer/director of the photojournalist collective @EverdayAfrica's mixed-media gallery performances in New York City and Nairobi. As a former educator within the Progressive Ed movement, Vickie helped the Chasing Coral team galvanize student-driven, local climate action projects in schools around the country. In 2019, Vickie began directing Comparsa, a documentary about two lionhearted teenage sisters living in the outskirts of Guatemala City and using circus and theatre to dismantle the systems of oppression that threaten their lives.