Rachel Feldman is a film and television director / writer who recently wrapped production on LILLY, a political drama starring Patricia Clarkson, John Benjamin Hickey, and Thomas Sadoski based on the remarkable life of fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter.
Feldman has written and directed episodes, pilots and movies for MGM, CBS, NBC, ABC, Lifetime, Freeform, Entertainment One, and the SYFY Channel.
Recent directing credits include multiple episodes of BLUE BLOODS, THE ROOKIE, CRIMINAL MINDS and the pilot and first season of MGM’s THE BAXTERS. Her script KINKS won the Screencraft Best Pilot prize, was chosen as a WGA Best Spec Pilot, and was the US selection for Breaking Through The Lens at Cannes.
Feldman is former chair of the DGA Women’s Steering Committee and has been interviewed in docs: This Changes Everything produced by Geena Davis, Half The Picture, and Bloomberg TV’s Celluloid Ceilings regarding gender equity in Hollywood. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, she earned an MFA in directing from NYU. Feldman has taught directing and screenwriting at the USC School of Cinematic Arts MFA program and at Loyola Marymount.
Rachel is married to her college boyfriend, together they have two magnificent adult children, and recently became grandparents.
Full credits and reels @ www.rachelfeldman.com
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