Hey, I'm Kimmy!

Los Angeles, California

From acting to directing, producing and writing, award winning lady-boss Kimmy Gatewood, has quickly made a name for herself in the entertainment industry as “one to watch” and she isn’t slowing down anytime soon. On the acting front, Gatewood can currently be seen starring in Netflix’s critically acclaimed comedy series “GLOW,” where she was nominated alongside her co-stars for two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Gatewood has a lengthy resume working behind the camera and has been making her mark in the directing world. She will be making her feature debut, Good on Paper written by and starring Iliza Shlesinger for Universal.  Credits include “Timeline,” an interactive series produced by Will Gluck’s Olive Bridge Entertainment, and Emmy nominated series including “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (The CW), “Just Add Magic” (Amazon), “Helpsters” (AppleTV+), “Sesame Street" (HBOMax) “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale” (Netflix), and “The Babysitters Club” (Netflix). Gatewood’s breakthrough short film “CONTROL” was a standout on the national festival circuit, winning eleven awards and garnering official selections from over 40 festivals including the Palm Springs International ShortsFest. Her short "Consent" won the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival's highest award, Upcoming projects include a dark comedy feature Vengeful Virgins, with Rachel Bloom attached with Resonate and three scripts with her writing partner Alison Becker: Girlworld at Amazon and a romcom at Paramount. 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Lessons with Martha

Los Angeles, California Film Short

A busy young man visits his grandmother and discovers she has dementia. They only connect over the piano lessons she gave him as a child.


This project got the green light!

Ass Level

Los Angeles, California Music Video
Comedy, Music

A comedy hip-hop music video about the upside to living life in a wheelchair: you are ALWAYS at "ass level."


This project got the green light!

The Patients

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

How do you explain #MeToo to your immigrant parents? The Patients tells the story of a loving, yet lukewarm family learning to heal together


This project got the green light!


Austin, Texas Film Feature
Crime, Satire

A young black journalist & an angry alt-right militiaman team up to uncover a child trafficking ring hidden in a pizzeria's basement.


This project got the green light!


New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Suddenly unemployed on her 25th birthday, Jess struggles to find peace (and pot) amidst the unique obstacles of life as a Millennial in NYC.


This project got the green light!


Sioux Falls, South Dakota Film Short

Marigold, a young girl living in a Hutterite Colony must choose between her life in the commune and the freedom of the outside world.


This project got the green light!

Ghost Girl

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Musical

Ghost Girl, Jess, navigates the afterlife and helps BFFL, Emma Leigh, through the 5 Stages of Grief with songs, snacks, sleepovers & more.


This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Film Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.


This project got the green light!

The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Teen

Penny faces growing obstacles to winning the science fair after her boyfriend becomes a superhero.


This project got the green light!

To Life

Austin, Texas Film Short
Comedy, Fantasy

When grief and laughter meet, the worst advice may be the best.


This project got the green light!

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