ANGIE

BIRD

You Won't Regret That Tattoo.

"Our future's not ours to see, but we have to live it."

Angie Bird's debut documentary short explores the meanings and memories behind the tattoos of an older generation. As well as being a beautiful study of human nature, the film uncovers the meaning and importance behind the social ritual of tattoos. 

Featured in The Atlantic, Huffington Post, Short of the Week, LinkedIn, and as a Vimeo Staff Pick.

Biography.

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. In 2016 she won a coveted Cannes Young Director Award for "Mean Tweets", a commercial depicting the genuine struggles of homelessness. In 2017 she 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.
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