After earning a masters in English Literature from Georgetown University, Hilary worked for a year as a story editor for Largo Entertainment, a Los Angeles based feature film development company, before moving to documentary filmmaking. She spent the next few years working as an associate producer, field producer and director of development for Academy Award winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple at Cabin Creek Films. There she developed New Passages (1996), an ABC primetime special, executive produced by Barbara Kopple; and Generations (1996), a feature documentary on the 25th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival, directed by Barbara Kopple. Hilary was also the associate producer and field producer for Vis a Vis: Behind the Veil and Vis a Vis: Blue and Black (1997) two hour-long documentaries using state of the art digital satellite technology, with a nationwide premiere on Public Television. In 1999 Hilary worked as a producer for the Sundance Channel's Sundance Film Festival 1999, directing on-location interviews and profiles of filmmakers and their projects at Park City, UT.
Hilary began working on Tully four years ago while living and working in Budapest, Hungary. This is her first screenplay.
Hilary Birmingham Facts
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