WRITER  -  DIRECTOR
ABOUT

Rachel Carey is a writer, director and filmmaker based in the New York City area. Her first feature film as writer/director, ASK FOR JANE, starring Cody Horn, Cait Cortelyou, Sarah Steele, Sarah Ramos, Ben Rappaport, and Alison Wright, will be premiering at festivals in Fall 2018.

She started her film career working for Artisan Entertainment and as a casting assistant on projects for Good Machine, the indie powerhouse. After received an MFA in Film Directing from NYU, she worked as an assistant editor, wrote and directed a couple of plays, and also wrote a novel, Debt, which was published by Silver Birch Press in 2013 and optioned to be turned into a tv series by Ellen Pompeo's production company Calamity Jane.

Other recent projects include writing and directing the 1-hour dramatic tv pilot Takers, which screened at several festivals including Seriesfest (where it won an award for Best Actress in a drama) and the Hoboken Film Festival (where it was nominated for Best Pilot.)

She is a member of NYWIFT and of the NYC theater community The Shelter, for whom she has written and directed several plays.