Ingrid Veninger

Ingrid Veninger

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab), Short Dramatic Film Program, CFC Features

Title of CFC Production Involved In


Completion Year

2000, 2001, 2008

Current Information

Current Company

pUNK Films Inc.

Current Title



Born in Bratislava, Slovakia, Ingrid Veninger has worked extensively in film, television and theatre for over 20 years, beginning as a teen actor on the CBC television series, AIRWAVES. In addition to over 50 acting credits working alongside Meryl Streep, Gena Rowlands, Holly Hunter, Jackie Burroughs and others, she has collaborated with Canada’s most established and emerging filmmakers, including Atom Egoyan, Peter Mettler, Anais Granofsky, and Charles Officer. A graduate of Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre, Ingrid created pUNK FILMS INC. in 2003 to create artist driven features, with a 'nothing is impossible' manifesto.

Ingrid Veninger is part-time faculty in the Film Department at York University, a Board member of Canada’s First Weekend Club, a voting member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and an official participant in TIFF’s inaugural STUDIO Programme. Currently, Ingrid is distributing her latest feature film as writer/producer/director, THE ANIMAL PROJECT (TIFF 2013).