Filmmaker and actress Maggie Kiley most recently directed her second feature, Dial-a-Prayer, from a script she wrote. The film stars Brittany Snow, William H Macy and Glenne Headly. Other recent credits include the thriller titled Caught with independent producer Jennifer Westin. Caught stars Anna Camp as a desperate housewife who abducts the mistress (Stefanie Scott) of her cheating husband and all goes south. Maggie's first feature, Brightest Star premiered at the Austin Film Festival and was released via Warner Brothers and Gravitas in early 2014. Brightest Star was made through the support of the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant and was inspired by the award winning short film Some Boys Don't Leave.
Maggie was one of eight women selected to take part in American Film Institute's prestigious Directing Workshop for Women and it was through her participation in this program that she made Some Boys Don't Leave. Maggie received the Student Visionary Award at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Alexis Award for Best Emerging Student Filmmaker at Palm Springs International Shortfest for the film. In November of 2014 it was announced that Maggie was included as one of the 20 accomplished female filmmakers chosen to participate in the Fox Global Directors Initiative, a new multi-year program by the studio to develop the talents and networking pools of promising women directors.
As an actress, Maggie has appeared in film, television and on stage. She has worked extensively at Atlantic Theater Company in New York where she is one of just 40 ensemble members. Maggie received her BFA in Theater from New York University and was invited to join the critically acclaimed ensemble after graduating. Maggie has been fortunate to work with such great film and television directors as James Gray, Lesli Linka Glatter, Andrew Jarecki, Daisy Von Scherler Mayer and Documentarian Nathaniel Kahn.
Maggie is developing a series for television titled The End of It All with Laverne McKinnon for Denver & Delilah Productions.
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