Biography

A self confessed sci-fi buff, Quebec born Audrey Cummings graduated from Queen's University with her BAH before moving to Toronto. 


Audrey just completed her second feature film Darken, a sci-fi/fantasy thriller produced by Shaftesbury/Smokebomb Films, which began its festival run in November 2017 and has already won a Best Science Fiction Feature Film Award and a Best Director Award.  Darken will also have it’s theatrical release across Canada in May 2018.  She also directed the Darken x11 episode digital series that tells the prologue of the world of Darken.

 Audrey directed and produced several award winning films including the feature film Berkshire County which won her 9 awards including Best Director at Phoenix FearCon and the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film at Shriekfest Los Angeles; making her the first female to ever win the award in the 17-year history of the festival.  She also has several award winning short films including A Stolen Moment, Les jeux d’enfants and Burgeon and Fade, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and won her theJackson-Triggs Award for Best Emerging Canadian Filmmaker at the WorldWide Short Film Festival. 

 Audrey also won the WIFT Kodak New Vision Fellowship Award for Best Emerging Canadian Female Director and was the recipient of the Barry Avrich Award for Emerging Canadian Filmmaker from the Toronto International Film Festival.

 A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s very prestigious Director’s Lab she was further selected for the Short Dramatic Film Program as only one of five Canadian directors.