Hannah Fidell

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Screenwriter, Director and Producer (1985)
Thu Dec 12 2019
By   reshma

An American film director, producer, and screenwriter, Hannah Fidell is well known for her remarkable works in movies like A teacher (2013), 6 years (2015), The Long Dumb Road (2018). The versatile woman is the key element to the movies being spectacular in writing, directing, and producing them.

The phenomenal writer was born as Hannah Margalit Fidell on October 7, 1985, in Washington, D.C. and raised in Bethesda, Maryland. She is the only daughter of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Linda Joyce Greenhouse and lawyer Eugene Roy Fidell. Mrs. Longstreth graduated in film theory from Indiana University Bloomington in 2007 and received a Master's degree in media study at The New School.

Happily Married Couple, Fidell and Jake Longstreth

The director of The Long Dumb Road tied the knot with John Pullman "Jake" Longstreth Jr., an American painter and radio personality on September 23, 2017. The heaven made couple's wedding ceremony was held in Inverness Yacht Club in Inverness, California.

Mr. and Mrs. Longstreth
Image: Hannah Fidell with her Husband Jake Longstreth
Source: The New York Times

Now, the couple has been married for more than two years but hasn't welcomed their little bundles of joys. Maybe the couple is more focused on their career for now and taking a rain check on that.

The First Meeting

In 2013, the couple met for the first time in Mr. Longstreth’s art studio in Los Angeles. It has to be a fate that these two met when Hannah visited the studio to see the paintings and land up buying one of Jake's art (Facade Burger King).

American Film Director, Hannah Fidell
Photo: Hannah Fidell 
Source: Zimbio

After the first meet, these two were constantly in contact with each other and enjoyed each other's company. This sure has to mean something; a year later, they started dating officially.

Net Worth - $4 million

The native of Bethesda, Fidell is among the finest film directors like Emily Cohn, Noah Baumbach, and Marc Evans. The 34-year-old woman holds the astounding net worth of $4,000,000 where film directing and producing fills up the big part.

Currently, the director and writer of the movie 6 years is living an extravagant life in Los Angeles. According to Zillo, the standard price of a house in LA is $849,000. She along with her husband and her dog possibly own a house of similar price or maybe more.

Being a director and producer, she keeps traveling around for movie projects. Directing, producing, and screenwriting is paying off her well which made it possible to live a life of luxury in LA.

Notable Works In Movies

Shortly after the achievement of a Master's degree, Fidell kept herself busy writing scripts of movies and short films. Not only she wrote the scripts but directed and produced the films We're Glad You're Here (2010), The Gathering Squall (2011), Man & Gun (2011).

Hannah Fidell (Left) and Jacqueline Ingram (Right), producer of The Long Dumb Road attending Sundance Film Festival 2018
Picture: Hannah Fidell (Reft) with Jacqueline E. Ingram (Right) at Sundance Film Festival 2018. 
Source: Zimbio

This proficient Hollywood personality wrote, directed and produced the film, A Teacher that premiered on January 20, 2013, at Sundance Film Festival. Likewise, the drama film 6 years had its world premiere on March 14, 2015, by Southwest Film Festival. Soon after the world premiere, the film was made globally available in Netflix and iTunes.

The other renowned works of the woman are The Long Dumb Road (2018), Casual (2018), Sorry For Your Loss (2018), The Act (2019). In 2012, Filmmaker Magazine honored Fidell as one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film.

 

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