Rachel Goldberg is an award-winning filmmaker who had her TV directing debut with AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT and recently directed on THE MAYANS. She has been supported by the Sundance/Women in Film Financing Initiative for her feature, TRANSFORMATION AWAITS, based on the short film, NEIGHBORS, starring Kelli Garner (SECRET LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE) and Edi Gathegi (TWILIGHT). NEIGHBORS was created through AFI’s prestigious Directing Workshop for Women. She also helmed the short film MUTED, about media discrepancy when a child of color goes missing, starring Chandra Wilson (GREY’S ANATOMY) and Malcolm-Jamal Warner (SNEAKY PETE) which sold to HBO. She was selected for the Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program, the We for She Direct Her Program, FOX Global Directors Initiative, the AFI/FOX Studio Directors Initiative, Film Independent’s Project: Involve and the Ryan Murphy HALF Foundation. As a writer, Rachel has been recognized by the Film Independent Screenwriting Lab, the Academy’s Nicholl Fellowship, Cinestory Foundation, Rhode Island International Film Festival and more. Rachel earned her MFA in Directing for Film and Theater from the California Institute of the Arts and her BA in Theater and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.