MARNI VAN DYK
CBC Comedy Original Pitch Program
Marni’s first short film I Am Not A Weird Person (dir. Molly McGlynn) was programmed by Jill Soloway, and described by Lena Dunham as “a haunting little short.” She served as Head Writer on WE Day 2017 (CBS), hosted by Selena Gomez, WE Day 2018 (ABC), hosted by John Stamos, and WE Day 2019 (ABC) hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. In 2018, she participated at TIFF’s Pitch This with her feature Learn to Swim, and wrote the original comedy pilot Rogue Bridal produced for the Makeful Channel. She has served as a producer on Match Game (Comedy), The Beaverton (CTV), and Still Standing (CBC). Marni is currently developing a feature (Fireworks Inside), and an original digital series (Naked Nancy). She is set to direct as well as write both projects. She is an alumna of the Canadian Film Centre’s Writer’s Lab.