kiki Finley is a formally trained actor & former beauty artist with not only therapeutic finger tips but a natural ability to entertain, education and run a business. kiki attended Georgia Perimeter College and Grand Canyon University studying Psychology and Human Behavior to aggressively concentrate and master the art of character development as a dramatic arts performer. During her career, her clientele was as diverse as Bert Reynolds, Bill Cosby, Laurence Fishburne, Mary Mary, Mike Epps, Kirk Franklin and Tyson Beckford. kiki made an easy transition due to her relationships of working in entertainment for over 20 years to the positions of Independent Film Director & Writer. She entered the world of filmmaking after gone through a strict educational journey shadowing some of DGA’s most celebrated directors of music videos and motion pictures as well as an excellent mentorship through The Director’s Edge. Throughout the last 5 years, she has directed several beauty commercials for Clinique, Minx Nails & Dakota Vox Light-up Mascara. She has also directed and produced The Avnah Long/Dan Ritchers Fashion Film, Rebound The Documentary and Climax mini-webseries. kiki has written 2 feature screenplays, River Sin and MERS as well as 2 short films, Street Star and Landed Long that premiered on Aspire TV August 2016.
kiki aggressively moves forward to become the next award winning filmmaker of major motion pictures. kiki also works hard to artistically educate imprisoned teens with amazing dramatic arts and filmmaking through her non-profit Front and Center Theatre Productions Inc. (www.fandctheatre.org)