Kim Tserkezie

Actor, Presenter, Writer, Producer and CEO Scattered Pictures

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Kim Tserkezie has worked as an actor, presenter, writer and producer for 25 years, with a career spanning comedy, drama and documentary.  

Kim got her first TV break as a presenter for BBC’s Disability Today and From The Edge and went on to play Penny Pocket in four series and two arena tours of BAFTA award winning Balamory. In 2020, she won a Royal Television Society Award for best drama performance for her leading role in Obsession (BFI Network).  Other acting credits include Boy Meets Girl, Wolfblood, Bliss, and Lodger, a TV comedy pilot she co-wrote and performed live at BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase, as well as numerous theatre roles.

Kim set up Scattered Pictures in 2011. The production company, based in Kim’s home city of Newcastle, develops projects focused on underrepresented talent. The company recently received four radio documentary commissions for BBC World Service.

Kim has achieved drama and comedy writing commissions from multiple broadcasters including BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and is currently writing and producing for TV, film and audio, collaborating with some of the UK’s leading indies.

Kim won a John Brabourne Award in 2016 and was a board member of the Royal Television Society (RTS) North East and the Borders 2017-21. She has been a full BAFTA member since 2014 and is deputy chair of BFI’s Disability Screen Advisory Group. Kim has chaired industry events for RTS, BFI and Netflix and is a trustee of the North’s development agency for writing and reading, New Writing North.

“I believe meaningful inclusion in broadcasting will happen when fair representation exists within the whole creative and production process, on and off screen, from training and writing to directing, right through to commissioning.”