Rachel Feldman is a film and television director and writer in pre-production on LILLY, a political drama based on the life of fair pay icon Lilly Ledbetter, starring Patricia Clarkson, Josh Lucas, and Thomas Sadoski. Feldman has written and directed pilots and movies for Lifetime, Freeform, Entertainment One, and the SYFY Channel.
An accomplished television director with over 75 credits in broadcast or streaming drama, her most recent series credits include multiple episodes of BLUE BLOODS, THE ROOKIE and CRIMINAL MINDS.) Her script DR. NOVAK won the ScreenCraft Best Pilot and was selected for Breaking Through the Lens at Cannes.
Feldman is also an advocate for women directors and the former chair of the DGA Women’s Steering Committee, interviewed in docs: This Changes Everything produced by Geena Davis, Amy Adrion’s Half the Picture, and Bloomberg TV’s Celluloid Ceilings.
Feldman has been a recipient of the AFI Filmmakers Grant, The Kodak Filmmaker Award, a NY State Council of the Arts grant, and funding from The Jerome Foundation. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA in directing from NYU.
You can follow her on Twitter @WomenCallAction, see her full bio, watch her work, and read her articles at www.rachelfeldman.com.