Ashley McKenzie (director)

Ashley McKenzie (born 1984) is a Canadian director, screenwriter, and editor.[1] She is known for her feature filmdirectorial debutWerewolf (2016), which won numerous accolades, including the $100,000 Toronto Film Critics Association prize for best Canadian film of the year.[2]

Canadian director and screenwriter
Ashley McKenzie
Born 1984 (age 3637)
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, editor
Years active 2010–present
Website www.grassfirefilms.ca

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McKenzie was born on Cape Breton Island and raised in New Waterford, Nova Scotia.[3]

McKenzie began her career making short films in 2010.[4] Her first short film, Rhonda’s Party (2010), won the CBC‘s Short Film Face-Off in 2011[5] and was named to the Toronto International Film Festival‘s annual year-end Canada’s Top Ten list.[6] Her second short film, When You Sleep (2012), won the award for Best Atlantic Emerging Director at the 2012 Atlantic Film Festival, and screened at the Cannes Film Festival in Telefilm Canada‘s short film showcase.[7] Her third short film, Stray, was released in 2013 and her fourth film, 4 Quarters (2015), won Best Atlantic Short at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival.[8]

For her short film work, McKenzie has won the National Screen Institute‘s Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award three times, in 2013, 2014, and 2015.[9]

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