Announcing Director/Producer Rachel Talalay to Northern Fancon 2018!

Rachel’s career in film began during her time as a computer programmer at John Hopkins Universitywhere she met Director John Waters and entered the movie business as a production assistant on his ‘Polyester’, starring Divine. Here she met Robert Shaye, head of New Line Cinema, and started a long relationship which led to her work on theNightmare On Elm Street films, culminating her relationship with directing Freddy’s Dead The Final Nightmare™. In 2014 she became the first American and seventh woman to direct Doctor Who and she has directed several episodes since. Her impressive body of behind the camera credits also includeSherlock The Flash Riverdale Supernatural Tank GirlAlly McBeal Supergirl DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as well as many many others.