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In Conversation with Audrey Cummings, Sci-Fi/Horror Genre Filmmaker

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
Room: Concert Hall
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Audrey Cummings has returned to Kingston after a stint in Hollywood to promote her most recent feature horror film, She Never Died, which screens as part of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival lineup. Audrey's third feature film, She Never Died, is an immortal action thriller and "sister sequel" to the 2015 cult hit, He Never Died.

Her second feature film, Darken, a sci-fi thriller which takes place in a parallel world, has won her 6 awards including Best Director and two Best Feature Film Awards. Audrey also directed the award-winning horror/thriller feature Berkshire County which won her 9 awards including Best Director and the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film at Shriekfest Los Angeles; making her the first female to win the award in the 17-year history of the festival.  

She also has several award-winning short films including A Stolen MomentLes jeux d'enfants and Burgeon and Fade, which won her the Jackson-Triggs Award for Best Emerging Canadian Filmmaker at the WorldWide Short Film Festival as well as the WIFT Kodak New Vision Fellowship Award for Best Emerging Canadian Female Director. Audrey was also the recipient of the Barry Avrich Award for Emerging Canadian Filmmaker from the Toronto International Film Festival.

Audrey is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre's Director's Lab Program and is in development on several feature films as well as a 1hour sci-fi/drama television series.

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