Director. Writer. Actor
Ilana Cohn, director, writer, and comedian, is currently in development at Universal on an original comedy with Michael Schur and Lisa Muse Bryant.
Ilana created the digital series OVERDUE which she also showran and directed for AwesomenessTV. She has over a decade of expertise in the digital world having directed, written and produced for NICKELODEON, DISNEY, FREMANTLE, MONDO MEDIA, LIAMSHOW, MARGARET CHO, BELLUM ENTERTAINMENT, FUNNY OR DIE and MAKER STUDIOS. She is currently utilizing these skills freelancing at TASTEMADE.
Ilana won a Webbie Award for the series she created and starred in, BETTER YOUR F*CKING SELF, which she later turned into the animated series, 4TH PERIOD LUNCH. This was developed for TV with Abso Lutely. Ilana was also hired to write a pilot for NICKELODEON based on the success of her sketch series JINGLE HIT FACTORY.
As an actress, Ilana did a guest spot on HOLLYWOOD DARLINGS and can be seen on IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA. Ilana is an alumni of The Groundlings Theater and can be found doing stand up all over town. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, kids, and enjoys deep conversations about the environment.