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Ross Kauffman


Director, Wild Wild Space; Co-director, Winding Path

Ross Kauffman is an Academy Award-winning director. Working in the film industry for over three decades, his credits include the feature documentaries Born Into Brothels, E-Team, and Tigerland, among others. His short documentary What Would Sophia Loren Do?, a Netflix original, was shortlisted for the 2021 Academy Awards. In 2017, he directed Boy Boy Girl Girl, a scripted short film starring Katie Holmes. His latest feature documentary, Of Medicine and Miracles, premiered at the Tribeca Film and will be distributed in 2024. Ross also specializes in short-form documentary films and socially conscious branded content for clients as diverse as Apple, GE, and Toyota. He is an adjunct professor at The School of Visual Arts Social Documentary Masters Program. In addition, he has guest lectured at high schools and universities worldwide.