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Ingrid Veninger

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B: August 21, 1968 in Bratislava, Slovakia

Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid Veninger formed pUNK Films in 2003 with a ‘nothing is impossible’ manifesto. Awarded the 2011 Jay Scott Prize, presented by the Toronto Film Critics Association, she Executive Produced five features with the cash award ($5000) and launched the 1KWave in Toronto with Stacey Donen (Royal Cinema). Since 2008, Veninger has written-produced-directed 5 features (Only, Modra, i am a good person/i am a bad person, The Animal Project, Porcupine Lake), which have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2014, she initiated the pUNK Films femmes Lab to foster features written and directed by Canadian women, sponsored by Academy Award winner Melissa Leo.

Also see: An on-camera interview with Northernstars.ca

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Hide and Seek (TV-1977)

Hockey Night (TV-1984)
The War Boys (1985)
The Gate (1987)
Sing (1989)

H (1990)
Destiny to Order (1990)
Hush Little Baby (TV-1993)
We The Jury (TV-1996)
…First Do No Harm (TV-1997)
The Assistant (1997)
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (TV-1998)
The Life Before This (1999)
Forget Me Never (TV-1999)
Have Mercy (1999)

Steal This Movie (2000)
Harlan County War (TV-1000)
Walter and Henry (TV-2001)
Wild Iris (TV-2001)
Wihin These Walls (TV-2001)
On Their Knees (2001)
Out of the Ashes (TV-2003)
Godsend (2004)
Phil the Alien (2004)
The Limb Salesman (2004)
Neil (2005)
Only (2008)

i am a good person / i am a bad person (2011)
He Hated Pigeons (2015)

TV Series – Cast:
Air Waves (1985)
Drop the Beat (2000)

Credits as a Director:
The Bunny Project (2004, short)
Only (2008, co-director)

Modra (2010)
i am a good person / i am a bad person (2011)
The Animal Project (2013)
He Hated Pigeons (2015)
Porcupine Lake (2017)

Porcupine Lake, movie, poster,
Poster for Porcupine Lake courtesy of Films We Like.