Cady McClain is a 2-time Emmy Award winning actor, filmmaker, musician and writer whose professional career spans more than 30 years. She is attached to direct "Street Tax," the first female directed mob movie with a female lead, produced by Ampifly.
Her first foray into documentary film, Seeing is Believing: Women Direct, premiered as a 30 minute short at the 2016 Newport Beach FF winning a Jury Prize, then as a one hour feature at the 2017 SOHO International Film Festival - winning the Audience Award for a Feature Film, and at 2019 as a 84 minute feature art the Artemis Film Festival winning Best Documentary - Pro Action.
Other directing projects include BURNT FEATHERS, BROKEN WINGS (winner Best Social Justice Film, Santa Fe Film Festival); PAINT MADE FLESH (now in development with Producer Deborah Del Prete p.g.a.); BUTTERFLIES (winner Best Short - Philadelphia Independent FF); VENICE THE SERIES (2 daytime Emmy Nominations); THE WORLD OF ALBERT FUH (Best Drama/Comedy Short - Ohio Indie Fest): FLIP FANTASIA (Macon FF): and SWITCH (Winner Best Suspense Series - NFMLA) starring Olympia Dukakis.
In September 2017, McClain was awarded by the Association of Women in Communications with the illustrious International Matrix Award. Previous recipients include Ann Curry, Jane Pauley, Judy Woodruff and Christiane Amanpour.