Phil Kibbe with his little dog Scout 

Phil Kibbe with his little dog Scout 


Cleveland native, Phil Kibbe began his career in 2006 as an intern for The Greater Cleveland Film Commission. He worked his way into the industry from the ground up as a production assistant, and latter as a production coordinator and assistant director on commercials and independent films.

In 2011, Phil Kibbe relocated to Brooklyn, New York, and transitioned into directing, cinematography, and editing. To date, he has worked on hundreds of projects ranging from corporate documentary to docustyle commercials. Recently, he completed a feature length Documentary entitled Float: a journey into the underground world of free flight aeronautics.

His work has been written about on BoingBoing, Thisiscollosal, Gizmodo, and other online publications. Phil Kibbe approaches each project with intention and thoughtfulness, combining ethereal visuals and poignant story elements to craft character driven documentaries.