Born Kilwinning, Scotland, Kenny's first ever film won the BAFTA Scottish Students on Screen award for Best Factual in 2008. The same year Kenny moved to London, studying Broadcast Production at Ravensbourne and jumping straight into final year studies. He soon graduated with Honours 1st class, along the way receiving a 'talented student' bursary and winning the institute's prize for best director.
2010 saw Kenny enter the London Film School. In 2011 his early work resulted in the awarding of the Roy Pointer Scholarship for achievement in film. In 2012, Kenny's fifth term LFS film, received the BAFTA New Talent Award nomination for best writer. The same year Sean Connery financially supported the completion of Kenny’s studies through his Scottish Education Trust for talented Scottish artists.
2013 saw Kenny complete his graduation film Loyal. He will soon further explore the same characters in his upcoming feature film Set Me Free.
Loyal, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 35mm, 20m, LFS, 2013
Scissors, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 35mm, 12m, LFS, 2012
Why Are Scottish Films So Miserable?, WRITER/DIRECTOR, DVC-PRO HD, 25m, Ravensbourne College, 2009
I Never Used To Be Like This, WRITER/DIRECTOR, DVC-PRO HD, 12m, Ravensbourne College, 2009
Nicholas McGarry: Don’t Forget Rubella Syndrome, WRITER/DIRECTOR, DV-CAM, 22 m, Cardonald College, 2008