Film Fatales
Maggie Kiley

Maggie Kiley is a filmmaker and actress currently based in Los Angeles. She was one of eight directors selected for AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women and one of twenty filmmakers chosen for the FOX Global Directors Initiative. Her AFI short film, SOME BOYS DON’T LEAVE, played over 50 festivals, garnering awards at Tribeca and Palm Springs.

Maggie received the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant for her debut feature, BRIGHTEST STAR. The film stars Chris Lowell, Rose McIver and Allison Janney and was released by Gravitas theatrically and SVOD in early 2014.

Her second film, DIAL A PRAYER, stars Brittany Snow and William H Macy and released in the Spring of 2015. More recently she directed the thriller Caught starring Anna Camp for Mar Vista Entertainment, marking an impressive three features in just three years. Caught world premiered at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival as one of eight films in competition in the genre section: Nightfall and was later acquired by Lifetime.

On the series side: Maggie most recently directed 5 episodes CARING starring Hannah Dunne and Mickey Sumner for Superdeluxe (Turner).

Maggie is an ensemble member of off Broadway’s critically acclaimed Atlantic Theater Company and part of the filmmaking collective Film Fatales. She is attached to direct Eyal Alony’s Skin Deep (for which she is a Film Independent Directing Fellow) as well as Alissa Dean’s Cricket with producers Lynn Hendee and Bill Chartoff.

Selected Works

  • Director Reel