Ida Joglar

Ida Joglar is a filmmaker, editor and video artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Currently based in Brooklyn, NY, after relocation to New York in 2009, where she completed her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts.

Her first feature, KILI BIG (2021), a documentary about a group of plus-sized women attempting to carve space for themselves in the outdoor community, premiered at Geena Davis’ Bentonville film Festival where it won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature, going on to play at renowned film festivals such as Heartland, Tallgrass and Montclair (New Jersey Films Competition Winner). Athena Film Festival honored Ida with the Athena Breakthrough Director Award for her work on KILI BIG. KILI BIG is now streaming on Chicken Soup for the Soul and on Crackle.

In the narrative space, she has written and directed several short films as well as collaborated with directors, editing shorts as well as feature films KEEP IN TOUCH (2015) and BABYSITTER (2015). Ida’s commercial work includes mainly short form documentary-style videos for clients including SeaLegacy, Only One, Vice Sports, Planned Parenthood and Dior.