Having been mentored for the last 15 years by Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winning director Fred Schepisi, and with over 20 years experience in the industry, Kelly Dolen has forged an award-winning career across several mediums including; documentaries, corporate videos, music video clips, short films, and three internationally distributed feature films. His first feature film, Reign In Darkness, was made on a shoestring budget of only $49,000 and went on to sell in over 30 territories around the world, grossing over 10 million USD.
Dividing audiences worldwide, his most recent feature, the highly controversial and confronting, John Doe: Vigilante, stars British actor Jamie Bamber (Battlestar Galactica) and Australia’s own AACTA winner, Lachy Hulme (Power Games: the Packer-Murdoch story).
It received theatrical releases in both The United States and Australia in 2014 and is slowly growing vocal and powerful support from communities across the globe. On the weekend of February 18, 2015 was the most downloaded movie in the world.
Kelly is currently is early development on his fourth feature film, the psychological thriller, Bound