Mackenzie Donaldson

MACKENZIE DONALDSON is a Toronto and Los Angeles based producer, director and writer. Named “One to Watch” by Playback’s Top 5 in 2015 and a 2016 TIFF Emerging Canadian Filmmaker, Mackenzie is most well known for her work producing the critically acclaimed; Emmy, Peabody and CSA award-winning; and Golden Globe nominated show Orphan Black. Mackenzie executively produced the award-winning and CSA nominated digital series Whatever, Linda, which she is now adapting into an hour long TV drama for Bell Media, through her production company The Donaldson Company which she established in 2017. It will be Executively Produced by one of her producing partners Graeme Manson. She released her first feature film, and directorial debut, The Definites in 2017 through Mongrel Media and Turn Key Films. She wrote and directed her first short film Little Black Dress in 2016 and won Best Short Film at the Forrest City Film Festival in 2017. She is currently developing and attached to produce and direct two scripted features Her Collection, with Verve packaging and Nowhere, and Whimper from Cheryl Meyer. Most recently, Mackenzie finished producing the first season of Snowpiercer for TNT/HBO Max, from Tomorrow Studios/ITV, which will be released in May 2020. And she is in post production on Citizen Bio, a feature documentary for Showtime that she is producing under her company The Donaldson Company.