Alison Bagnall is an American director, writer and producer.
Before collaborating with Vincent Gallo on Buffalo '66 (1998), Alison wrote and directed numerous short films, including One Night Stand starring Pasolini's leading man, actor Franco Citti featured at the Florence International Festival of Independent Cinema and Love Perfect, which screened at festivals at Bellaria and Torino, Italy; in Annecy, France, and was bought by Italian television for broadcast.
Alison is a graduate of Yale University, where she studied Humanities, along with theater and directing. After Yale, she was a directing fellow at the American Film Institute where she made three short films. While at AFI, she also directed an episode of 'Femmes" for the French television channel M6.
After Buffalo '66, Ms. Bagnall joined up with another actor/writer Savannah Haske for her next project. That project became Piggie (2003), which was shot on location in Delaware County in upstate New York.
In 2011 she directed and wrote The Dish & the Spoon , starring Greta Gerwig and in 2015 another film called Funny Bunny.