Kiernan Francis is an artist, filmmaker, and casting director based in Brooklyn, NY. Being Black and queer, Kiernan’s practice primarily explores the psychological sensations of contemporary young adulthood, outsiderness, and subculture. Most recently, Kiernan premiered two new short films in the US and France, one of which will be released on Criterion Channel in 2024. Kiernan is also a NYSCA Grantee for FY2024. The FY2024 NYSCA grant will be used to fund & develop a new film installation in 2024 surrounding identity and city-living.

Clients include Calvin Klein, Celine, Dazed, FADER, SSENSE, Tibi, Tommy Hilfiger, Universal Music Group, and Warby Parker, to name a few.