Stefanie Abel Horowitz

Los Angeles, California, United States

Stefanie Abel Horowitz directed theater for a decade before pivoting to film. As writer / director she most recently participated in the Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator program. Her short LET'S BE TIGERS premiered on Disney + in May 2021. Her previous short film, SOMETIMES, I THINK ABOUT DYING premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, traveled the world on the Sundance Shorts Tour, garnered Abel Horowitz the Future Filmmaker Award from Palm Spring FF, and was shortlisted for the 92nd Academy Awards. Since then she co-wrote the feature version of sometimes, i think about dying. The film stars Daisy Ridley and will premiere in the Fall / Winter 2022. She's also directed narrative podcasts whose cast lists include Rami Malek, Cole Sprouse, Colman Domingo and Emily Hampshire. She is an alum of the 2019 New Voices Sundance Lab as well as a member of Lincoln Center Directors Lab. And her essay HE'S YOUR DESTINY, JUST BE PATIENT was published as part of The New York Times Modern Love column in June 2019.