Semi Chellas

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Semi Chellas is best known as a writer/Co-Executive Producer of MAD MEN, where she was nominated for six Emmys and shared the Writers Guild Award with creator Matthew Weiner. She joined Weiner again as Executive Producer and writer of THE ROMANOFFS. She also writes movies, most recently scripting OPHELIA (starring Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts and Clive Owen) and the upcoming adaptation of Esta Spalding’s kid series LOOK OUT FOR THE FITZGERALD TROUTS! Her first feature as writer/director, AMERICAN WOMAN had its American premiere at the TriBeCa Film Festival this spring; its international premiere as a gala at The Toronto International Film Festival this fall; and won a special jury prize for leads Hong Chau and Sarah Gadon at The Calgary International Film Festival.