Ally Pankiw

Production Company: Partizan
Website: Website

Ally is a writer/director who got her start making music videos for artists like Ariana Grande and Janelle Monae. Since, she has directed for top brands like Amazon, Pepsi, Differin and Nylon, has written on the hit series, Schitt’s Creek, and is now developing an original comedy series with Dan Levy and Imagine Entertainment. She is also currently directing the full first season of the new Netflix and Channel 4 half hour comedy series, Mae and George, created by and starring Canadian comedian, Mae Martin. 

Two of Ally’s short films have been funded by Bravo and played at international festivals. In 2017 she directed the CBC’s Terrific Women, nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for best digital series and she just released another CBC digital series which she directed called An Awkward Girl Dates. She is currently developing her first feature, a dark dramedy called Brooke & Sam, in Canada with the OMDC and Harold Greenberg Fund. And she was one of Film Independent’s 2018 Directing Lab fellows for her feature film, The Hiding House, which she is currently developing in the US.