Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid formed pUNK Films in 2003 with a "nothing is impossible" manifesto. Since 2008, Ingrid has been directing features (Only, Modra, i am a good person/i am a bad person, The Animal Project, He Hated Pigeons, Porcupine Lake, The World or Nothing), all of which have premiered at festivals worldwide including: TIFF, Rotterdam, Slamdance, Whistler, Rome, OUTFest, Hot Docs and MoMA, garnering awards and distribution worldwide. She has received retrospectives of her work at the Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa) and FEMCine (Santiago, Chile). She has been the recipient of the WIFTS International Visionary Award, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Award for 'Best Director', and the Jay Scott Prize presented by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Ingrid is a member of the Cinema & Media Arts Faculty at York University and Associate Director of the Motion Media Studio at Cinespace. Current projects: WISH (CBC Gem), ONE(NINE) and A SONG FOR JOJO (in development).