Morgana McKenzie is a Toronto-based cinematographer and director working in narrative and documentary film.
Her directed short films have garnered over 40 awards from international festivals, including Best Director and the Canada 150 award for Best Film from TIFF Jump Cuts Next Wave.
As a cinematographer and colourist, Morgana is currently working on a number of documentary projects in Toronto, Tokyo, Kentucky, and Seattle.
Best Music Video
Atlas World
NFFTY
Seattle
2017
Best Music Video, Best Director
Atlas World
Scout Film Festival
Stowe, Vermont
2017
Canada 150 Best Film Award, Best Director
Atlas World
TIFF (Next Wave Jump Cuts)
Toronto
2017
Best Music Video
Atlas World
Bellingham Music Film Festival
Bellingham, Washington
2017
** Best Student Narrative Film
Ellie
Longleaf Film Festival
Raleigh, North Carolina
2016
** Gertrude Löwengren Award for Best Fiction Film
Ellie
TIFF Next Wave Jump Cuts
Toronto, Ontario
2016
** Best Editing
Ellie
Durham
Durham
2016
** Best International Narrative Short
Ellie
Lovett School Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
2016
** Best Youth Film
Ellie
FilmQuest
Sandy, Utah
2016
** Best Female Filmmaker
Ellie
Scout Film Festival
Stowe, Vermont
2016
** Best Cinematography
We All Go the Same
Zoom Student Film Festival
Toronto
2015
** Best Thriller (Junior Division)
Kurayami no Wa (暗闇の輪)
CineYouth
Chicago
2015
** Best Makeup
We All Go the Same
ConCarolinas Short Film Festival
Concord, NC
2015
** Best Film
Kurayami no Wa (暗闇の輪)
Ottawa High School Film Festival
Ottawa
2015
** Best Music Video
We All Go the Same
Lovett High School Film Fest
Atlanta, GA
2015
** Best Music Video / Experimental
We All Go the Same
Santa Monica Teen Film Festival
Santa Monica
2015
** Best Director Under 25
We All Go the Same
Ottawa Independent Video Awards
Ottawa, Canada
2015
** Best Emerging Female Filmmaker; Prodigy Camp Scholarship
GIFTS
NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth)
Seattle, WA
2014
** Best Narrative Short (YYC Program)
GIFTS
Calgary International Film Festival
Calgary, Canada
2014
** Best Horror (Student)
GIFTS
ITSA Film Festival
Sonora, CA
2014
** 1st Place Student Short
GIFTS
Highway 61 Film Festival
2014
** Nominated Best Under 18
GIFTS
Thurrock International Film Festival
Thurrock England
2014
** Best Editing
GIFTS
ASK Film Festival
Prishtina Kosova
2014
** Best Thriller
GIFTS
CineYouth
Chicago, IL
2014
** Best of the Fest
GIFTS
Future of Cinema Film Festival
Interlochen, MI
2014
Best International Narrative Film, Best of Fest
Atlas World
Lovett High School Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
Nominated Semi-Finalist for Best Director
Atlas World
International Music Video Underground
Los Angeles
Birth City
Ottawa, Canada
Current City
Toronto, Canada
Hometown
Toronto, Canada
Gender
Female
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