Jim Allodi

Jim Allodi

Affiliated Program

Director Mentor


Writer-Director Jim Allodi is a graduate of the NYU film program, and the CFC Director’s Lab.He wrote and directed the acclaimed feature The Uncles (Odeon Films), named one of Canada’s Top Ten at TIFF. His award winning shorts have played in numerous international festivals.

His directing work for television includes the pilot for The Republic of Doyle (CBC), Call Me Fitz (HBO Canada), Regenesis (TMN), and he has won a Gemini award and nominations for both drama and comedy (Naked Josh, Showcase), and a DGC Award for Best Miniseries/TV Movie (The Best Laid Plans, CBC.)

Having worked as an editor and photographer, Jim turned to acting in his 20’s as a means of furthering his development as a director, and has since accumulated a long list of film and television credits and appeared on stage in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S.