Jill Sprecher made her directing debut in 1997 with the independent feature Clockwatchers. Co-written with sister Karen and starring Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Lisa Kudrow and Alanna Ubach, Clockwatchers debuted at Sundance and went on to screen at over a dozen international film festivals, winning top honors at the Turin Film Festival. A philosophy and literature major at the University of Wisconsin, Sprecher received her Masters in Cinema Studies from NYU. She got her start as a coordinator, production manager and line producer on both studio and independent features, including Enemies: A Love Story, Last Rites, Stonewall and The Last Good Time. Born and raised in the Midwest, she now makes her home in New York City.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
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