Kelly is a Juror for the Sunscreen Film Festival and a member of the Geena Davis Institute of Gender in Media.

She is currently President of Digigal Pictures, based in St. Petersburg, FL.

Screenwriter and Founder, Kelly Rouse, received a BFA in Motion Picture, Television & Recording Arts from Florida State University.

In Los Angeles, Kelly worked as a Creative Executive at Echo Lake Productions. After leaving Echo Lake, she worked on Miramax’s View From the Top” and served as a script analyst for Dream Entertainment. Her romantic comedy screenplay, “Most Likely Two”, was acquired by Columbia Pictures, earning her membership in the WGAWest.

Kelly also co-directed and co-produced the feature documentary, “The Year of Paper”, which follows three couples through their newlywed year and examines the same-sex marriage debate. The film was distributed in the educational market by Frameline.

Additionally, Kelly directed the short documentary “Cracking the Egg: The Untold Story of The Nightcrawlers”, which won the Audience Award at the Daytona Beach Film Festival.