Jamie Babbit

Director, Script supervisor
Independent filmmaker and veteran television director Jamie Babbit established a reputation for her work making smart, forward-thinking and feminist narratives. Best known for the satirical cult comedy, "But I'm A ... Read more »
Born: 11/16/1970 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Director (46)

Girls 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Silicon Valley 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Supergirl 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

The Grinder 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Addicted to Fresno 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Looking 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Married 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Playing House 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Drop Dead Diva 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2006, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Go On 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Golden Boy 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Rizzoli & Isles 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Breaking the Girls 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Bunheads 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Emily Owens, M.D. 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Revenge 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Smash 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Love Bites 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Popular 1999 - 2001, 2005 - 2006, 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

United States of Tara 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Gigantic 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

Pretty Little Liars 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

The Defenders 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

The Middle 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

90210 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

Castle 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

Cougar Town 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

Dirty Sexy Money 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

The L Word 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

Gilmore Girls 2001 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Itty Bitty Titty Committee 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

The Riches 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Alias 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

Inconceivable 2000 - 2001, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

Just Legal 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

The Quiet 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Nip/Tuck 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

Ed 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Malcolm in the Middle 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

Maybe It's Me 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

The Bernie Mac Show 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

Sleeping Beauties 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Frog Crossing 1996 (Movie)

(Director)
Production Management (5)

D.E.B.S. 2002 (Movie)

(Script Supervisor)

All Over Me 1997 (Movie)

(Script Supervisor)

The Game 1997 (Movie)

(Script Supervisor)

Balto 1995 (Movie)

(live action unit - New York) (Script Supervisor)

If These Walls Could Talk (TV Show)

Script Supervisor
Writer (2)

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

(Story By)

But I'm A Cheerleader 2000 (Movie)

(From Story)
Actor (1)

This Film is Not Yet Rated 2006 (Movie)

Interviewee (Actor)
Producer (1)

Hooters! 2009 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Independent filmmaker and veteran television director Jamie Babbit established a reputation for her work making smart, forward-thinking and feminist narratives. Best known for the satirical cult comedy, "But I'm A Cheerleader" (1999), that she wrote and directed, she was also one of the most in-demand directors in television, working on a range of series including "Gilmore Girls" (WB 2000-2007), "United States of Tara" (Showtime 2009-) "The L Word" (Showtime 2004-2009) and "Drop Dead Diva"(Lifetime 2009-).

Relationships

Andrea Sperling Producer

Partner

EDUCATION

New York University

Summer Film Studies

Barnard College

1993
West African Studies Major

Shaker Heights High School

Milestones

2013

Won the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival's Frameline Award.

2002

Had short film "Stuck" screened at Sundance; earned an honorable mention in short filmmaking at the Sundance Film Festival

2000

Feature directorial debut, "But I'm A Cheerleader"

1998

Second short, "Sleeping Beauties", premiered at Sundance

1995

With Ari Gold, co-directed first short film "Frog Crossing"; screened at Sundance Film Festival

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