About/Bio

About/Bio

Molly McGaughey is a film director, producer, writer and comedian based out of NYC. She is a member of NYWIFT, Cinefemme and NYC Women Filmmakers.​

Her one-woman shows and comedic performances have been recommended by the New York Times and Time Out New York and featured at the Peoples Improv Theater, and various comedy clubs in NYC.

Primarily a director, her directing work has been featured on FunnyorDie, Backstage, Seeka TV and screened at film festivals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, London, Toronto, Austin, Los Angeles, Portland, and New Zealand. Her recent directing projects include  the first season of "Split", a 6 episode mini-series and directing sketches for the comedy series "Hat Trick Bitches" streaming on the independent streaming platform "Seeka TV".

She got her start in the comedy scene by writing and performing a solo show about her recovery from a minor traumatic brain injury with a comedic twist that included standup, storytelling and original songs.

She is currently in development on a feature thats a coming of age dark comedy and like most all of her projects includes a dash of magical realism. She enjoys exploring stories about resilience, growing up and identity, wether on film or on stage.