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Hannah Fidell

co-writer/director The Long Dumb Road
Hannah wrote, produced and directed the feature film A TEACHER, which premiered at Sundance 2013 to critical acclaim. Her follow up, 6 YEARS, produced by the Duplass Brothers, was released by Netflix in 2015. Fidell was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2012, received the SXSW Chicken & Egg female directing award for A TEACHER in 2013, and became a fellow in the inaugural Fox Studios Diversity Directing initiative in 2015. In 2016, she was inducted into the directors’ branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences; making her, at age 32, one of the youngest members of the organization.

My Panelists Sessions

Saturday, October 27

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