Viktoria I.V. King is an acclaimed and award-winning, British- American Director, Writer and Producer. She was a finalist for the 2019 ABC Discovers Showcase.
As a film director, her films have been selected in over 50 international film festivals with over 20 awards being singled out as Best Director. Her work as a filmmaker has also gotten her into Academy Award-qualifying film festivals like Cinequest Film Festival and the LA Shorts International Film Festival which is also BAFTA Qualifying.
She's served as a jury member for the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)'s NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theatre & Women's Voices Now Film Festival. Also in 2020, she was selected as a mentee of the Diverse Women in Media Forum Mentorship Program hosted by NALIP - National Association of Latino Independent Producers.
Her most recent film, "Freeze Your Brain" that was commissioned by Visible Poetry Project has now been accepted into two of the largest poetry film festivals in the world, Zebra Poetry Film Festival & the 9th International Video Poetry Film Festival. Her latest short documentary, "Black Lives MATTER" was a Daily Short Pick on Film Shortage and her work as a screenwriter is featured on The Blacklist.
As an award-winning theatre director, she's directed theatre & opera internationally, she's developed original plays, regional premieres and re-imagined classics; most notably Shakespearean plays set in modern times.
Most recently, she's tapped to direct the play "Q is for Queen" for an Equity Showcase and a virtual production of the award-winning play "Thirty" for Wayward Sisters Theatre's Women's Voices Festival.
Featured Director in Film Fatales, Alliance of Women Directors, Brown Girls Doc Mafia, Latinx Directors, Chicana Director's Initiative and many others.
Viktoria's bold cinematic eye and pulse on emotional authenticity is greatly influenced by her international background. As a largely visual director, she focuses on narratives about connection and identity with social & political undertones.