Kai Perrignon is a USA-born, Melbourne-based filmmaker, film programmer, and cultural critic.

He is currently in production on a no-budget feature film about creepy people making each other feel bad.

He currently programs genre/esoteric cinema under the Trash Night banner with Static Vision. He recently interviewed Cecelia Condit, and he has shown everything from Bruceploitation movies to arthouse pornography.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Screenwriting at the Victoria College of the Arts in 2017 (and an Honours of the same in 2018), Kai has enough industry experience for this many dot points:

  • Provided script development and coverage writing for Village Roadshow and XYZ Films.
  • Worked as a script consultant and script supervisor for films like Liam Fitzgibbon’s Skullcrush, which was chosen for selection at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) in 2017.
  • Worked as an intern at NorthSouth productions in the USA, which was a very nice favour from his mom’s friend at the company.

He is also a film/cultural critic. In 2017, he took part in MIFF’s prestigious Critics Campus.

Has contributed to:

  • The MIFF blog
  • 4:3
  • The Big Issue.
  • The Brag
  • Rough Cut