Rachel Myers is an award-winning director and designer, raised in Oregon with an international background, she’s created over 150 film, television and theatre productions in her 20+ years, starting as an actor.
Myers award winning films Wendy’s Shabbat and 2 Black Boys premiered at Tribeca and OUTFEST, screening at Palm Springs International Film Festival and 70 other festivals worldwide. Wendy’s Shabbat was broadcast on PBS and TOPIC and considered for 2019 Academy Awards.
Redefine named Myers, “A Filmmaker to Watch” after she was nominated for the Lynn Shelton Grant, she won the first Shondaland Directing Mentorship and was selected for the Sundance Director’s Lab. She’s directed for Disney Channel and originated series CONFIDENCE, and Mensajes directing in Spanish, filmed in Mexico. Myers directed and conceived, Writing with Grace for VIDCON, winning a Streamy Award and co-created the series HOT SPOT which premiered at Seriesfest.
Her company, 3 PENNY DESIGN has created productions for Times Square, The Emmy’s and Golden Globes. Production Design credits, Kim Possible Disney, Short Term 12, SXSW Spirit Award, Desperados Lionsgate, Netflix, TV- HULU, Lifetime, ABC. As a theatre artist Myers has worked with prominent companies, BAM, Center Theatre Group, The Geffen and Old Globe. Her films have exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Art, NW-Film-Center and NW-Film-Forum, winning Ovation Awards, NAACP Image Award, Broadway World and Streamy Awards.
Myers received her MFA from the Yale School of Drama, BA Pomona and Scripps Colleges, she studied Theatre at RADA and Art at PNCA. Myers is represented by UTA and Artists First.