Colleen McGuinness is an Emmy, WGA, and PGA nominated writer and director who has written for numerous television shows, including NBC’s Emmy-winning 30 Rock, Forever for Amazon, and Ramy for Hulu. She is an Executive Producer on Amy Schumer’s new half-hour comedy for Hulu.
McGuinness has developed projects with A24, HBO, F/X, NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, and New Line Cinema, as well as with producers Reese Witherspoon, Tina Fey, Carolyn Strauss, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
In 2019, McGuinness was named a Directing Fellow in the Film Independent Directing Lab for her feature, Personality, which will be produced by Natasha Lyonne and Maya Rudolph’s Animal Pictures, and starring Greta Lee. McGuinness is currently writing an adaptation of the book I’ll Be The One, as a K-Pop musical film, produced by Anonymous Content and directed by Nahnatchka Khan for HBO Max.
Colleen graduated cum laude in English from Harvard University and currently lives in New York with her husband, son, and dog.