Ami Canaan Mann
London, United Kingdom[1]
OccupationFilm director, television director, television writer
Years active2000–present
Parent(s)Michael Mann
Sharon Wells
WebsiteAmi 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

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



Year Title
2001 Morning
2011 Texas Killing Fields
2014 Jackie & Ryan
2016 Great Performers: L.A. Noir


Year Title
2000 NYPD Blue Tea and Sympathy
2002 Nancy Drew
2003 Robbery Homicide Division
2010 Friday Night Lights
2012 Dakota
2015 The Blacklist
2016 Chicago Med
2016 No Tomorrow
2017 APB
2017 Shots Fired
2017 Queen of the South
2018 Sneaky Pete
2018-19 Cloak & Dagger
2018 Power
2018 Shooter
2018 House of Cards
2018 A Million Little Things
2018 Marvel's Runaways
2019 Deadly Class
2019 Looking for Alaska
2022 In From the Cold


  1. ^ Mottram, James (September 30, 2011). "Ami Canaan Mann: A graduate of the family business strikes out". Independent. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01.
  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.