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about the jury

In June of 2023, Kim Dellara joined Hungry Man as Partner and Executive Producer. Kim joins her new post after spending the last decade as Senior Executive Producer for Caviar Los Angeles and was promoted to Partner in 2017. Kim played a fundamental role in the growth and success of the company over the past decade, developing and signing directors, as well as producing award-winning commercials and music videos.

Kim began her career working in the art departments of record labels such as CapitolMCA and Warner Brothers, handling photo shoots, album packaging and music videos. She eventually made the jump to the production side, joining RSA as Executive Producer for Black Dog Films where she served for over ten years, producing a wide range of Grammy and MTV award-winning music videos for the Yeah Yeah YeahsThe Rolling StonesGreen DayMadonnaBeyoncé, and Rihanna, among many others. In 2011, Kim made the jump into advertising moving to HSI where she served as Executive Producer before moving to Caviar LA. At Caviar, Kim was part of some amazing campaigns for brands such as Nike, Converse, Coke, Adidas and Geico while also keeping a hand in music video and producing award winning projects for Selena GomezJay ZShawn Mendes and Olivia Rodrigo.

Kim thrives on supporting and developing new directors which she has done for decades, playing a pivotal role in the early successes of notable directors such as Melina MatsoukasPatrick DaughtersKarim Huu Do, and Los Perez.

Most recently Kim served as a mentor producer in the DGA Commercial Directors Diversity Program, which works to foster awareness and increase directing opportunities for women and other historically underrepresented groups. As a CDDP mentor, Kim was able to support young directors showing them the ropes of commercial production and helping her mentee create their first full-fledged spec commercials.

Kim lives between the Ventura and Los Angeles area and when not shooting, she can usually be found in the ocean or hanging around with her three dogs and horses.