Annie Griffin

Annie Griffin (born 1960 in New York City) is an American writer and director.

Griffin relocated to the UK in 1981. She started out as an experimental theatre writer and director in the 1980s, with her first notable work being Blackbeard the Pirate in 1987, at the ICA in London.[1] In the early 1990s she worked creating animated idents for MTV. In 1993 she worked as an actress on the Oscar nominated short animated film The Village. Through the 90's she worked on a number of short works including the Seven Sins:Wrath which featured Paul Kaye and David Walliams.

In 1999, Griffin wrote and directed Coming Soon,[2][3][4][5][6]

Griffin wrote and directed The Book Group, a comedy drama which aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2003, and ran for two series. It was the winner of two BAFTA Scotland awards.

In 2005, Griffin wrote and directed Festival a black comedy set during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.[7]

In 2011, Griffin directed two episodes of Channel 4 comedy drama series Fresh Meat. When the series returned in 2012, she directed episodes five to eight, and also wrote episode six.[8]


  1. ^ "Curtis Brown". Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Coming Soon: Part 1 - Catalogue - Live Art Development Agency". Live Art Development Agency. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Coming Soon[01/07/99] (1999)". Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  4. ^ Sweeting, Adam (18 June 1999). "A screen full of nothing". the Guardian. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Required reading". Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Coming Soon". Retrieved 11 November 2018 – via
  7. ^ "Lunatic Fringe". Future Movies. 7 December 2005. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Annie Griffin". IMDb. Retrieved 18 November 2017.

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