Carolyn Bridget Kennedy is a Canadian actress, writer, producer and director.Click for full Filmography
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Carolyn Bridget Kennedy is a Canadian actress, writer, producer and director whose
achievements have garnered her an O-1 Visa to work in the United States as an actor, writer,
and producer. She is the creative force behind Demure Duchess Pictures, the company that she
founded in 2014.
Carolyn began her journey in late 2011 when she decided to explore her creative side. With
little experience, she conceived of a character and became the writer, director, producer and
star of a one-woman webseries “The Bridget Linden Show”, which first aired on YouTube in
February 2012. As of August 2017 she has created 125 episodes, which have over 890,000
views and 1,700 subscribers to her channel.
In 2015, Carolyn created her first scripted comedy webseries “Danger Pay” set in a small law
firm. Carolyn is the writer, producer and lead actor playing “Michelle Scott”. Michelle is a
paralegal who accepts a job that pays more than usual to work for a bizarre lawyer. She
endures his antics so she can afford to pursue her dreams. The series received 4 laurels from
the prestigious LA WEBFEST 2017 (Los Angeles, California): Official Selection, Award Nominee,
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Nomination, and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy
Nomination for Carolyn. “Danger Pay” was nominated for the 2017 Alberta Film and Television
Awards (The Rosies) for “Best Fiction Web Series” by Alberta Media Production Industries
Association (AMPIA) and nominated Best Pilot at WebFest Montreal 2016. “Danger Pay” was
the Winner of an Award of Merit from Elevation Indie Film Awards (Ireland) and also a Semi-
Finalist at the Austin Revolution Film Festival (Texas, US). It was also an Official Selection at Web Series Festival Global Hollywood 2017 and Web Fest New York 2017, and was selected for Online Screenings at Miami Web Series Festival 2017. The series was also mentioned by Tubefilter, a leading reviewer of online video, as an “under-the- radar series to check out”. The series is on both YouTube www.youtube.com/dangerpayseries and on Funny or Die www.funnyordie.com/carolynbridgetkennedy.
In 2016, Carolyn wrote, produced and starred in her first short comedy film “Super Speed
Dates” about a group of women who attend a speed dating event and begin to wonder if the
men have another side to them. Carolyn is also credited as a “Director in Training” for this
short film. “Super Speed Dates” was a Finalist at the Austin Revolution Film Festival (Texas, US), where it was also nominated Best International Short Comedy Film, and a Semi-Finalist at the Winchester Short Film Festival (UK). It was also chosen as an Official Selection at Toronto Independent Film Festival 2017, Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase 2017 (Texas, US), High Desert International Film Festival 2017 (Nevada, US), Central Alberta Film Festival 2017 and Super Geek Film Festival 2016 (Florida, US).
Apart from her own creations, in 2016, Carolyn was cast as Canadian Immigration Officer Julie
Denton in “Jindua”, a Bollywood romantic comedy. In 2015 Carolyn landed the role of Chief
Medical Officer “Dr. Victoria Hunter” in “Galaxy Trek – Vulcan: To Boldly Go”, a Star Trek
inspired television series. Carolyn has appeared at various autograph signing sessions at fan
conventions and even has her own trading card as Dr. Hunter.
Carolyn plays “Lindsay” in the first two episodes of “Off Screen” (TV Series) and also was the First Assistant Director of the pilot episode. She also plays “Nurse Champagne” in the Herschell Gordon Lewis horror film “BloodMania”.
Carolyn’s creative drive continues to propel her forward with her future projects as an actor, writer, producer and director, including feature films. She continues to pursue roles in other productions to fulfill her desire to bring story to life. Carolyn is enrolled in acting, filmmaking and producing apprenticeships. In the summer of 2015, she had the opportunity to director-shadow on the film “Sir John A” (Short 2015).
In 2017, Alberta Media Production Industries Association sent Carolyn to attend the Toronto
Screenwriting Conference. In 2016, Women in Film & Television Alberta sent Carolyn to the
Banff World Media Festival where she was able to meet with many industry professionals and
promote herself and her creations.
Carolyn is an active member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT), Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA), Women In Film & Television Alberta (WIFTA), Women In Film &Television Vancouver (WIFTV) as well as Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF).
Carolyn worked as a senior paralegal for over 20 years and has completed introductory
University courses in both Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Manitoba.
In 2017 Carolyn became the Celebrity Spokesperson for Auxilia Italia, an international charitable organization that carries out voluntary activities in the field of social-welfare, education, health, and the protection of human rights, including building hospitals, educational centers, and offering microbusiness loans to women. She is particularly drawn to those projects of Auxilia that empower and assist women and children internationally.
Carolyn has attracted international attention with interviews about her career and her bold
pursuit of her dreams. She has overcome many obstacles in her life, including losing over 110
pounds and keeping it off for the past two decades. Her optimistic personality and
perseverance has endeared her to the public. Carolyn’s down to earth nature, passionate
pursuit of her aspirations, and unique sense of humor and creativity have earned her a strong
following on social media. She has been featured in online publications, print magazines, talk shows, podcasts and radio shows around the globe.
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