At just 16, Kai Bowe whetted her appetite for film as a production assistant on Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. Over a ten-year period, Kai worked on feature and television films in positions ranging from Production Assistant to Second 2nd Assistant Director. Kai honed her screenwriting skills as the WGA Trainee for The XFiles and as Story Editor for Viacom’s BET Pictures.
After graduating from Howard University School of Law, Kai realized that she could best utilize her production experience and legal education by writing and producing socially relevant content for TV and films. Kai bridged into the unscripted/reality genre near its inception, producing for some of the top shows, including America’s Next Top Model and Project Runway. Kai discovered her passion for documentary films when she was hired as a writer/producer for The Africa Channel. More recently she was the Co-Executive Producer of a feature doc about Mike Brown, a Supervising Producer on A&E’s LA Burning and Co-EP of BET’s On Tour With… Kai is thrilled to join the Brave New Films team!