Maggie Briggs is a filmmaker based between her hometown of Asheville, North Carolina and New York City where she received her MFA at Columbia University. Her short film, To Sonny, premiered at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2020. Her next short, Louis I: King of the Sheep, a stop-motion animation she wrote and produced had its World Premiere at the 72nd Berlinale in its Generation Program. As a producer, her work has shown at festivals including TIFF, Palm Springs, and Nordisk Panorama.
She is in development on her first-feature, Prone to Wander, which has been supported by Tribeca Film Institute, Cine Qua Non, and, most recently, the TIFF Writers’ Studio where she was awarded with the CHANEL Women Writers’ Network Grant. She co-wrote, Joyland, the first feature for Saim Sadiq premiering this year at Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard.