• Cinema & Media Arts

  • Ingrid Veninger

  • Assistant Professor

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BIOGRAPHY

Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid has produced fifteen feature films with premieres at TIFF, Rotterdam, Locarno, Busan, Slamdance, Whistler, Rome, Hot Docs, Karlovy Vary and MoMA in New York, amongst others. Ingrid received the WIFTS International Visionary Award, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Award for “Best Director” and the Jay Scott Prize awarded by the Toronto Film Critics Association with retrospectives in Ottawa at the Canadian Film Institute and Santiago, Chile at FEMCine. A Director member of the Directors Guild of Canada and participant in the inaugural TIFF Studio, Berlinale Talents, and Rotterdam Producer’s Lab, Ingrid has been a mentor at the Canadian Film Centre and Screenwriter-in-Residence at the University of Toronto. An advocate for gender parity, Ingrid initiated the pUNK Films Femmes Lab to foster narrative feature films written and directed by Canadian women, sponsored by Academy Award winner Melissa Leo. On April 1, 2020, she launched a collaborative feature film project, ONE(NINE) wherein 9 women filmmakers from different parts of the world (China, USA, Germany, Spain, South Africa, and across Canada) co-created a feature film and interactive web project, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, Ingrid is developing three feature film projects and is travelling to film festivals with her recent short narrative fiction works. Research interests: DIY-based methodologies, collective creation, authentic leadership, hybrid cinema and new pedagogical modalities.

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