| Film director|
| October 7, 1985 (age 30) (1985-10-07) Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.|
6 Years, A Teacher, The Gathering Squall, We're Glad You're Here, Man & Gun
Eugene R. Fidell, Linda Greenhouse
Ben Rosenfield, Will Brittain, Jennifer Lafleur, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard
Hannah Fidell Wikipedia
Hannah Margalit Fidell (born October 7, 1985) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Her directorial debut was the drama film A Teacher (2013). She also wrote and directed the romantic drama film 6 Years (2015).
Fidell was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Bethesda, Maryland. Her mother is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Linda Greenhouse and her father is lawyer Eugene R. Fidell. She studied film theory at Indiana University Bloomington, from which she graduated in 2007. After graduating, Fidell worked at Ridley Scott's commercial production company in New York City, before leaving to study media at The New School. At the time of making A Teacher, she was working part-time at a restaurant to subsidize her filmmaking. In 2012, Filmmaker named Fidell one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film.
In 2010, Fidell wrote, directed, produced and acted in the film We're Glad You're Here. The following year, she wrote, directed and produced the short film The Gathering Squall (2011). She also produced the short film Man & Gun (2011).
Fidell wrote, directed, and produced the feature film A Teacher (2013), starring Lindsay Burdge and Will Brittain, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2013. The film follows an affair between a high school teacher and her student. It was released in the United States on September 6, 2013 by Oscilloscope Laboratories. In February 2014, it was announced that A Teacher would be adapted for television by HBO. Fidell will write and executive produce the series along with Danny Brocklehurst, the former showrunner of the UK television series Shameless.
In June 2014, it was announced that Fidell had written and directed the drama film 6 Years, starring Taissa Farmiga and Ben Rosenfield in the two lead roles. The film follows a young couple about to graduate college when events threaten to tear them apart. The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest Film Festival on March 14, 2015. Shortly after the film premiered, the global distribution rights were acquired by Netflix. The film was released on August 18, 2015 on iTunes prior to being released globally through Netflix on September 8, 2015.
Fidell is currently directing her third feature-length film, The Long Dumb Road, starring Tony Revolori, Jason Mantzoukas, Ron Livingston and Casey Wilson.
As of May 2016, Fidell is in a relationship with artist Jake Longstreth.