Maggie Kiley

Maggie Kiley is an award-winning filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles. She is an alumnae of AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, both a Fox and Film Independent Directing Fellow and recently the first director chosen for Ryan Murphy’s Half Foundation. Maggie’s 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, starring Chris Lowell and Allison Janney, was released by Gravitas in early 2014. Her second film, Dial A Prayer, starring Brittany Snow and William H Macy, released in the spring of 2015. Her last film was thriller Caught starring Anna Camp for Mar Vista Entertainment, marking an impressive three features in just three years. Caught world premiered in competition at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was later acquired by Lifetime.  On the series side: Maggie most recently directed Scream Queens/Fox, Guidance/AwesomenessTV and the pilot and first season of Caring/Superdeluxe (Turner). Maggie is an ensemble member of off Broadway’s critically acclaimed Atlantic Theater Company and part of the filmmaking collective Film Fatales.  Her upcoming feature is Alissa Dean’s Cricket with producer Lynn Hendee.

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