Bios

GJK MT COMBOPRODUCERS GERRY KIM & MAYURAN TIRUCHELVAM formed Dodgeville Films to produce humanistic narrative and documentary films.They are in post-production with the feature documentary FAREWELL, FERRIS WHEEL – an ITVS and LPB funded exploration of the H2B migrant work visa and the American carnival industry, and the romantic dramaDENIZ SEVIYESI - funded by the Turkish Ministry of Culture.  They are currently in development on NANCY, a narrative feature project directed by Christina Choe.  NANCY was recently selected as one of twelve finalists for Venice Film Festival’s Biennale College Cinema Program and participated in IFP’s Emerging Storyteller’s section.

Gerry produced the documentary THE HOUSE OF SUH, which premiered at the 2010 Hot Docs Film Festival, and aired on MSNBC in July of 2011.  SUH won the Masters Series award for Non-Fiction at the 2012 CINE Awards.

Mayuran’s screenwriting and producing debut, THE GIRL IS IN TROUBLE was Executive Produced by Spike Lee and premiered at the 2012 Urban World Festival.

Gerry and Mayuran received MFA’s from Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program, where they won the Arthur Krim Memorial Award for excellence in producing. Their work has been supported by the SYFY Imagine Greater Award, the Princess Grace Foundation and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship.