Ami Canaan Mann

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Ami Canaan Mann
Born 1969
London, United Kingdom[1]
Occupation Film director, television director, television writer
Years active 2000–present
Parent(s) Michael Mann
Sharon Wells
Website Ami Canaan Mann

Ami Canaan Mann is a British-born American film director, television director and television writer.


Mann has worked as a television and film writer since writing the NYPD Blue episode "Tea and Sympathy" in 2000. She has won three awards, all in 2001 for her first film as a director, Morning. These included the Audience Award at Dahlonega International Film Festival, Grand Prize for best directorial debut and Gold Award for Independent Theatrical Feature Films – First Feature.[2] Her 2011 film, Texas Killing Fields, screened in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in September.[3] Jackie & Ryan, her romance film starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes, screened in the Horizons section at the 71st Venice International Film Festival.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Mann is the daughter of director Michael Mann.[5]



Year Title
2000 Morning
2011 Texas Killing Fields
2015 Jackie & Ryan


Year Title
2000 Tea and Sympathy
2002 Nancy Drew
2003 Robbery Homicide Division
2010 Friday Night Lights
2017 Shots Fired
2018 Cloak & Dagger


  1. ^ Mottram, James (September 30, 2011). "Ami Canaan Mann: A graduate of the family business strikes out". Independent. 
  2. ^ "Awards for Ami Canaan Mann". IMDb. 
  3. ^ Felperin, Leslie (September 10, 2011). "Texas Killing Fields – Variety". Variety. 
  4. ^ Lodge, Guy (August 30, 2014). "Venice Film Review: 'Jackie & Ryan'". Variety. 
  5. ^ Cooper, Sarah (August 11, 2011). "Ami Canaan Mann's Texas Killing Fields to open retrospective at San Sebastian". Screen International. 

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