Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid formed pUNK Films in 2003 with a ‘nothing is impossible’ manifesto. Since 2008, Ingrid has written/directed 5 features (Only, Modra, i am a good person/i am a bad person, The Animal Project, He Hated Pigeons) all of which have premiered at international festivals including: TIFF, Rotterdam, Slamdance, Whistler, Rome, OUTFest, FEMCine and MoMA, garnering awards and distribution worldwide. In 2014, Ingrid initiated the pUNK Films FEMMES LAB to foster feature films written and directed by Canadian women, sponsored by Academy Award winning actor Melissa Leo. Currently, Ingrid is a part-time member of the Film Studies Faculty at York University, Screenwriter-in- Residence at the University of Toronto, and Film Mentor at the Canadian Film Centre. Recently she completed her 6th feature PORCUPINE LAKE, produced with the financial participation of Telefilm Canada and Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund with distribution in Canada by FILMS WE LIKE and world sales by OUTPLAY FILMS.