Filmmaker / Actor
Karen Knox is a filmmaker and actor based in Toronto. She has served as the showrunner for Homeschooled (CBC), Slo Pitch (IFC/AMC+) and BARBELLE (Shaftesbury) for multiple seasons, while also directing and writing. Knox's directorial debut feature film Adult Adoption (Level Film) premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival in 2022, before its critically acclaimed theatrical release in North America. Knox's sophomore feature film We Forgot to Break Up (Motel Pictures) based on the award winning novel Heidegger Stairwell by Kayt Burgess is slated for a festival run in 2023. As an actor Knox is best known for SYFY's LTSC and opposite Gabourey Sidibe in Paramount's All I Didn't Want, as well as appearances in her own work.
Balancing Creativity and Business | Strategies for Short Form Series from Concept to Release (presented with the participation of the Independent Production Fund) (Virtual)