Writer and Director


KEVIN DEL PRINCIPE is a storyteller–a writer, director, and producer. His feature film, UP ON THE GLASS, that he directed and co-wrote, is now available in North America through Gravitas Ventures and in the UK via Miracle Media. Up on the Glass is a dramatic thriller shot in the Midwest about a wanderer, Jack DiMercurio, who secretly desires the life and wife of his more affluent friend. One heinous act makes this possible, but Jack finds living his friend’s life is a dangerous lie.

"Up on the Glass is a tense, well-crafted thriller about the class divide and the conflict between beautiful illusions and ugly realities."

Kevin’s debut literary fiction novel, I ANIMAL, is available through Tumbleweed Books, an imprint of DAOwen Publications. Tumblweed Books describes I Animal as “An amazing story of a dysfunctional family full of fun, laughter, love, and a sprinkle of crime.” I Animal was honored as a finalist for The Independent Author Network 2019 Book of the Year Award in Humor/Comedy/Satire.

Kevin’s storytelling and writing interests cover a wide range. His writing credits span from movie and television writing to podcasting, playwriting, narrative fiction writing, article writing, and poetry writing.

The son of a snowplow truck driver and a school nurse, Kevin grew up outside Buffalo, New York. Later, he worked in Los Angeles and taught screenwriting at Loyola Marymount University. Kevin now lives and creates in Memphis, Tennessee. He teaches in the Department of Media Studies at Rhodes College. Kevin previously was the Senior Writer at Mission, a media company and creative studio.

Kevin’s heart resides in the Midwest and Mid-South. He is Founder of the production and publishing company Dog Heart Land and Co-Founder of the film production company Save Them Wild Dogs. Kevin also hosts The Good Rascals, a podcast that features various outsider-types who strive to make the world better. He earned his MFA in Writing for Screen and Television at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.