Ani Simon-Kennedy

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Raised in Paris and based in New York, Ani Simon-Kennedy is a feature film, documentary and commercial director.

Under the banner of Bicephaly Pictures, she collaborates with cinematographer, Cailin Yatsko, on socially-conscious stories. 

Her first feature film, Days of Gray, played at top festivals around the world with an original live score by Hjaltalin. The Icelandic film was deemed “an assured debut” by the Hollywood Reporter.

She has directed award-winning campaigns for Colgate, Smirnoff, Intel, Glamour, The New Yorker and Vice.

Her work has received support from the Sundance Institute, the Tribeca Film Institute, IFP, Film Independent, Chanel and AT&T.

Her second narrative feature, The Short History of the Long Road, premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and received a Special Mention for Best Screenplay. Starring Sabrina Carpenter, Danny Trejo, Maggie Siff and Steven Ogg, the film is currently on the festival circuit.