Abigail is a writer and director who loves dark comedy. Her debut feature film BLOW UP MY LIFE, a whistleblower comedy-thriller starring Jason Selvig and Kara Young and co- written/directed with Ryan Dickie, premiered at Austin Film Festival in 2022. Her previous short films have played at SXSW, Fantastic Fest, LA Film Festival, Cleveland International, Woodstock Film Festival, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks.
Accolades for her directing work include "25 New Faces of Independent Film” from Filmmaker Magazine, shortlist for the D&AD Next Director Award, a 2018 Webby Award Nomination, UKMVA Nominations, and 2 Gold Cannes Young Director Awards. Her commercial work is known for off-beat visual comedy and fantastic performances, for clients like Spotify, NBCUniversal, Audible, Skittles, and General Mills.
Abigail is in development on her next feature film GESTURES, a dark comedy about women in private equity. She studied film at Wesleyan University, loves to speak Spanish, play charades, and is a member of the National Board of Review. Party time excellent.https://www.abigailhorton.com