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Kim Derko c.s.c. is a full member of the Canadian Society of CinematographersIATSE 667The International Caucus of Female Cinematographers and the Directors Guild of Canada

Kim Derko csc just wrapped shooting a remake of Cronenberg's RABID a feature film directed by the Soska Sisters and recently Second Unit on two episodes of Suits Season 8.

Kim Derko’s other credits include Season One of In Contempt, for  BET /Viacom, a legal drama starring Erica Ash.  Additional series DP credits are: Star Falls for Nickelodeon / Netflix this year.  She wrapped her fifth season shooting the Family Chanel hit series The Next Step as well as the second season of the television series: Lost and Found Music Studios for Disney/Family Channel.

Also Kim Derko was a camera operator on Martin Scorcese's documentary about SCTV, shot at Toronto's Elgin Theatre.

Ms. Derko garnered a Gemini Award win for cinematography of Youkali Hotel in 2004, and won Best Cinematography for "A Winter Tale" at the Zuma Film Festival 2006.  She was also nominated for a Canadian Screen Award 2011 for best photography in a comedy series for "Winging It".

A graduate of Emily Carr College of Art & Design in Vancouver, Kim Derko csc studied art history, colour theory and photography before becoming a cinematographer.  

Feature film D.P.  credits include - for Rodman Flender:"The Nature of the Beast", John Greyson: "The Law of Enclosures", Su Rynard: "Kardia", Frances Anne Solomon: "A Winter Tale", and Keoni Waxman: "The Highwayman", as well as second unit Director of Photography for "Reign", "The Robber Bride", "The Good Times are Killing Me" and the BBC mini series: "The State Within", as well as VFX splinter unit for the feature film "ANON".

Kim Derko has directed 6 episodes of The Next Step and two episodes of "Odd Squad" for PBS along with several short films which have all premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. "Coronation Park", co-directed, in collaboration with Su Rynard premiered at the Toronto Urban Film Festival.  She has directed numerous music videos and spots for VH1, and won a best independent music video award at Canada's MMVAs for Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet's " They Don't Call them Chihuahuas Anymore".

A graduate of Emily Carr College of Art & Design in Vancouver, Kim Derko csc studied art history, colour theory and photography before becoming a cinematographer.  

Director Credits:

THE NEXT STEP  (TV Series) (7 episodes)

  1. - I Have a Vision (2017)

  2. - Oh Brother! Why Art Thou Here? (2017)

  3. - Kiss and Tell (2016)

  4. - Heat of the Moment (2016)

  5. - It's My Party (2015)

  6. - Just Dance (2014)

  7. - Can't Fight This Feeling (2013)

ODD SQUAD  (TV Series) (2 episodes)

  1. - The Curious Case of Pirate-itis/Oscar the Couch (2015)

  2. - No Ifs, Ands, or Robots/Worst First Day Ever (2015)

WINGING IT  (TV Series) (1 episode)  (2012) 

            Announce of Prevention (2012)

 

OTHER FILMS

1995Book of Knives (Short) 

 1991An Intelligent Woman 

 1988Scientific Girl (Short) 

 shooting IN CONTEMPT for B.E.T. in Toronto

shooting IN CONTEMPT for B.E.T. in Toronto