Angie Bird graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne Australia with a Bachelor of Communications/Advertising. In her final year, Angie won The Young Guns Student of the Year which granted her a 3 month internship at any Leo Burnett in the world. She chose the Toronto office, which lead to 4 years as a full time Art Director where she conceptualized and created ads for clients including Proctor and Gamble, Kellogg's, Nintendo and Bell among others. From 2011-2014 she worked at Toronto ad agency Bensimon Byrne, where she took on the role of Art Director/Director. This dual role allowed her to write and direct ads for multinational brands including President's Choice,
ScotiaBank, and Ruffino Wines among others. In 2014 she completed her first short documentary, "You Won't Regret That Tattoo". The film went on to have great success being featured in The Atlantic, Vimeo Staff Picks, Short of the Week, HuffPost, UpWorthy, and international film festivals. She's won the coveted Cannes Young Director Award for "Mean Tweets", a commercial depicting the genuine struggles of homelessness, and was shortlisted for the D&AD Next Director award in London for her work on the Myer Give Registry campaign. Recently, her debut narrative short "The Day Grunge Died" had its' world premiere at the Beverly Hills International Film Festival.