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Toronto, Ontario

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"Ingrid Veninger: the DIY queen of Canadian filmmaking." Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail

Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid Veninger formed pUNK Films Inc. in 2003 with a ‘nothing is impossible’ manifesto. An award-winning filmmaker, Ingrid has produced numerous features, including: GAMBLING, GODS AND LSD, (TIFF 2002, WINNER Genie Award for Best Documentary), THE LIMB SALESMAN (TIFF 2004, Goteborg, Sarasota), NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY (TIFF 2008, Nominated for 10 Genie Awards, including Best Motion Picture), THE END OF TIME (TIFF 2012 Masters, WINNER Locarno's Premio Qualita di Vita Award). Recently, Ingrid executive produced 5 features for $5000, launching the 1KWAVE in Toronto. Since 2008, she has written/directed four feature films: ONLY (TIFF 2008, Rome, Slamdance), MODRA (TIFF 2010, WINNER Bratislava Audience Award, Canada's TOP TEN), i am a good person/i am a bad person (TIFF 2011, MoMA, WINNER TheWIFTS Foundation Visionary Award), and THE ANIMAL PROJECT (TIFF 2013, WINNER EDA Award from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists). Ingrid is a part-time member of the Film Studies Faculty at York University, screenwriter-in-residence at the University of Toronto, and recently initiated the pUNK Films FEMMES LAB to foster feature films written and directed by women.

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