Robin McKenna

Robin McKenna



Robin McKenna is an award-winning Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1975 and has been making films since she was a child.

McKenna graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in film and television in 1996. She began her career as a director, producer, and screenwriter on the independent feature film, "The Life Before This" (1999). The film was an official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival and won a Genie Award for Best Actress.

McKenna's second feature film, "The Last Winter" (2006) was an official selection at the Berlin International Film Festival and won the Silver Bear for Best Actress. She followed that up with the critically acclaimed "Trigger" (2009), which was nominated for six Genie Awards, including Best Picture.

McKenna's most recent feature film is the drama "My Awkward Sexual Adventure" (2012), which was nominated for two Genie Awards.

McKenna has also directed several acclaimed television projects, including "Godiva's" (2006) for CBC and "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (2008). She has also directed episodes of the TV series "Smallville" (2007) and "Californication" (2011).

McKenna has received numerous awards and accolades for her work, including the Women in Film and Video Vancouver's "Rising Star" Award in 2002. She was also the recipient of the Directors Guild of Canada's "Rising Star" Award in 2011.

McKenna has created a unique and powerful body of work, inspiring viewers with her artistic vision and professional style. She has consistently demonstrated her ability to create emotionally resonant stories that are visually stunning, and her work continues to impress audiences around the world.

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