Audrey Cummings

Audrey Cummings

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Directors' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program

Title While at CFC

Director

Completion Year

2006, 2007

Current Information

Biography

Quebec born Audrey Cummings graduated from Queens University with her BAH before moving to Toronto. She fell in love with filmmaking at a young age and made her first film with her babysitter, about a crazed magician who loathed humanity. Then she saw her first movie in the theatre; E.T. and ever since then she has had a deep love for sci-fi and genre films.

Audrey has directed and produced several award winning films including the feature film Berkshire County which won her the Grand Jury Prize for Best Horror Feature Film at Shriefkest Film Festival and several of her short films including Burgeon and Fade, which won her the Jackson-Triggs Award for Best Emerging Canadian Filmmaker at the CFC WorldWide Short Film Festival.

Audrey also won the WIFT Kodak New Vision Fellowship Award for Best Emerging Canadian Female Director and was the recipient of the Barry Avrich Award for Emerging Canadian Filmmaker from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.

Audrey was selected for the 2006 Director’s Lab Programme at Norman Jewison’s prestigious Canadian Film Centre as one of eight directors to participate in the programme. She was then selected for the 2007 Short Dramatic Film Programme as one of five Canadian directors.

Audrey is currently in development on several feature films including Dysconnect, and Perfecting Chaos, and is also creating a sci-fi/drama television series. 

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