ANNOUNCING director/producer Rachel Talalay to our guest list for Northern FanCon 2019!
FILMMAKER FRIDAY! ANNOUNCING we are beyond excited to welcome groundbreaking director/producer Rachel Talalay to our guest list for Northern FanCon 2019!
Rachel’s career in film began during her time as a computer programmer at John Hopkins University where 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 the Nightmare On Elm Streetfilms, 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 include Sherlock The Flash Riverdale Supernatural Tank Girl, Ally McBeal Supergirl DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as well as countless others. Rachel is a shining example of a dedicated filmmaker and we are absolutely thrilled to meet her this May!