Mort Ransen is a Canadian film and television director and screenwriter, best known for his Genie Award-winning 1995 film Margaret's Museum.
Ransen began his career as an actor and theatre director, later becoming a director and producer of documentary films for the National Film Board. He later left the NFB to work on his first dramatic feature film, Bayo. He has also directed television, including an episode of Street Legal and three films in the Shades of Love series of romance films.
Ransen was a nominee for Best Director and Best Screenplay at the 16th Genie Awards for Margaret's Museum.