JAMIE BABBIT graduated from Barnard College and started her career working as an intern for Martin Scorsese and David Fincher. Babbit has directed five feature films and numerous short films that have played at the Sundance Film Festival. Her first feature, But I’m a Cheerleader premiered at Sundance in 2000 and was successfully released worldwide by Lions Gate Films. Her second film, The Quiet, starring Edie Falco and Elisha Cuthbert, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was released worldwide by Sony Pictures Classics. Her film, Itty Bitty Titty Committee premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and won the Dramatic Competition Prize at South by Southwest (SXSW). Babbit directs HBO’s Girls, Looking, The United States of Tara, and Brooklyn 99. She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio.