Kevin Sharpley is the president and CEO of Kijik Multimedia Inc. a full service production company with specialties in integrated, branded and convergent media and development of in-house projects. He graduated from the University of Miami with a dual major degree in communications with a focus in motion picture and documentary filmmaking and psychology. Mr. Sharpley currently serves on the Miami Dade Film and Entertainment Advisory Board and is the Chairman of the Committee for Community Building. His range of work includes films, television, documentaries, commercials, music videos and event video production.
Mr. Sharpley has produced and directed many documentaries and television projects. Some of the projects he has produced are “Sove Nou" narrated by Danny Glover, featuring Wycleff Jean, and Congressman Kendrick Meek, “Nou Sove” featuring Jimmy Jean Louis which is currently under production, “Red Ribbon, White Party”, a documentary about the largest AIDS fundraiser in Florida featuring Janice Dickinson, Carson Cressley, Junior Vasquez and Guinevere Turner, and “REJOICE!” featuring gospel superstars Jackie Clark, Ronald Winans, Mario Winans and Antun Foster, who wrote the music and lyrics for the biggest gospel single of 2003. In the television realm “Playing as Locals” featuring Arlene Tur from the Hit shows “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Crash”, and “Rollin’” about the largest car club in Florida, are currently under development.
He has also supervised the production of numerous music videos, commercials, and films. These include the music video “Here Comes the Hurricanes” featuring multi- album platinum artists from Bone Thugs and Harmony and NFL players Mike Rhump of the San Francisco 49ers and Nahjee Davenport of the Green Bay Packers. Mr. Sharpley’s credits also include the music video “While We’re Apart” featuring Grammy award winning artists Sly and Robbie; the Public Service Announcement “Walk to Fight” shown on affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, UPN, WB, Telemundo and Univision and the breakthrough short film and webisode series “Lifeline” featuring Marc Menard of “Lost” and “All My Children, which has been developed for feature length.
Mr. Sharpley has also overseen the production of numerous concert and event videos. Among the various concert and event productions he has supervised are the concert for platinum recording artist Foxy Brown, Missy Elliot’s Video Music Award after party hosted by Bacardi and the US Air Force “Into the Blue” series.
Kevin Sharpley has been in the Film and Entertainment industry for over sixteen years and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He has been featured in the hit Fox Family series “S Club”, in the HBO promo “Tonight”, in the Verizon Commercial series “Can You Here Me Now” and in many other films, television shows, commercials and print campaigns throughout his career. He has also traveled internationally having lived in Europe, Africa and around the United States during his career. Mr. Sharpley writes poetry, short stories, novels and scripts based on his travels. He commits much of his time giving back to the community and mentoring youth based on his experiences from around world.