writer. producer. director.
Kim Williams has worked over 25 years in the television and film industry in Post Production and TV Development. After graduating from the University of North Texas with a degree in Radio-TV-Film, she began her career in Post Production working on several TV projects before transitioning to the creative side in TV Development.
In 2003, she formed Butterfly Ink Publishing and released her first novel, 40 HOURS AND AN UNWRITTEN RULE. In 2010, she co-wrote, directed and produced the theatrical production, BITCH and released her second novel, MILES AND ZOEY: THE FAMILY TREE.
She formed inkSpot Entertainment in 2012 and created the popular web series, "the Unwritten Rules" based on her first novel. The series gained instant popularity and positive reviews receiving over a million YouTube views. In September 2017, five years after its release, the series went viral on Facebook, gaining over four million views within one week. Kim has become known as an independent Producer who focuses on giving authentic voices a platform to be heard and embraced while producing maximum quality in her projects. She has also released series, "everything I did wrong in my 20's" and “the new shade of Black”, a spinoff of “the Unwritten Rules”. Her series are currently broadcast on TV One's Cleo Network.
With her extensive industry experience, Kim was invited by the 2017 Piton Independent Film Festival in St. Lucia to teach a three-day Master Class in Producing. From there, she developed a passion for teaching young Black Creatives how to create and produce an industry-standard project from beginning to end and formed the CreateSpot Workshop. She has facilitated workshops for YouTube and across Africa in Botswana, Kenya, and Rwanda. Her classes cover writing, production, and post production. In 2019, she was invited to speak on writing authentic stories and characters by the Pavillon Afriques at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2020, she launched the travel brand, the Wander Experience curating experiences that celebrate global Black Culture and retreats on the African Continent for Black Women. In early 2021, she will launch a lifestyle brand, genKati focusing on building a global community of Generation X Black Women.