Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Ingrid Jungermann

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2023

Ingrid Jungermann is a writer-director. They were one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 Faces of Independent Film and Out Magazine's 100 People of the Year. They earned their M.F.A. in directing at NYU.

They’ve directed episodes of Orphan Black: Echoes (AMC) starring Krysten Ritter, Queer As Folk (Peacock), The Serpent Queen (Starz) starring Samantha Morton, and multiple episodes of In The Dark (CW). They co-created/directed the acclaimed web series The Slope and created/directed the WGA-nominated web series F to 7TH featuring Amy Sedaris, Michael Showalter, Gaby Hoffmann, Olympia Dukakis, and Janeane Garofalo.

Their debut feature film, Women Who Kill starring Ann Carr and Sheila Vand, premiered in competition at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, where they won the Jury Award for Best Screenplay. In 2017, they were nominated for Best First Screenplay and the Someone to Watch Award at the Independent Spirit Awards and was a Sundance FilmTwo fellow.

Jungermann has developed twice at Showtime and is currently developing two original features – a queer rom com with the producers of Get Out and a queer, coming-of-age monster movie with the producers of It Follows.

At MacDowell, they wrote the first draft of a new screenplay called Eddy, a modern-day, queer reimagining of Oedipus Rex featuring a non-binary character as Oedipus.



Ingrid Jungermann worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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