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Rachel is a Los Angeles-based director and Emmy award-winning producer who works in features, television and commercials.

Her latest film VALLEY GIRL, an 80s musical with MGM, will be released in theaters summer 2018.

Rachel has a diverse body of work (spanning comedy, drama and action) with a consistent focus on character and story. She began her career at a Roger Corman-esque studio where she made everything from a steampunk/sci-fi giant vfx monster action flick to a Christian family musical. She has directed eight feature films, distributed to Showtime, Netflix, Lifetime and SyFy. She helmed A DEADLY ADOPTION, a meta Lifetime movie starring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig.

Rachel's television work includes the pilot for I'M SORRY, and episodes of THE MINDY PROJECT, MAN SEEKING WOMAN, TEACHERS, ANGIE TRIBECA, PARTY OVER HERE, and Z NATION.

Rachel spent 2013-14 as Funny or Die's White House liaison, overseeing its political content. She won an Emmy for producing BETWEEN TWO FERNS WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA. Her directing work at FoD includes SNACKPOCALYPSE starring Michelle Obama; MARY POPPINS QUITS with Kristen Bell (promoting minimum wage increase) and MODERN OFFICE starring Christina Hendricks (advocating workplace equality for women). She directed the critically acclaimed FoD series LADY TIME.

Rachel studied filmmaking at Ithaca College. She lives in Echo Park with her one-eyed cat and her two-eyed boyfriend.