Kacie Anning is a writer and director. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Television from the Queensland University of Technology and is a directing graduate of the Australian Film Television Radio School, where she was awarded the Foxtel Scholarship for Exceptional New Talent in 2011.
Kacie recently directed two episodes of the new Amazon comedy series Upload for showrunner Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks & Recreation). She also directed an episode of the Disney+ comedy Diary of A Future President, executive produced by Gina Rodriguez.
In 2017, Kacie directed all six episodes of Matt Okine’s break-up comedy The Other Guy for Stan in Australia, produced by Aquarius Films & eOne and distributed by Hulu in the US. Kacie also wrote three episodes of the second series of The Other Guy, earning an Australian Writers' Guild nomination for Best Comedy script in 2020. Her other television directing credits include Hardball for ABC Me (for which she won her second Australian Directors' Guild Award), as well as the sketch comedy series Wham Bam Thank-you Ma’am for ABC and NBC’s Seeso platform and the kids comedy series You’re Skitting Me for ABC Me.
Kacie’s calling card was the online comedy series Fragments of Friday which she wrote, directed and starred in, with news.com.au heralding Kacie as ‘Australia’s answer to Amy Schumer’ and The Huffington Post celebrating the show's ‘unashamedly bold superstar female talent'. Fragments of Friday has been selected for various international festivals, including Raindance Film Festival where it won Best Ensemble Cast. In 2016, Kacie won the Australian Directors Guild Award for Best Direction in an Original Online Project for Series 2 of Fragments of Friday.