Billie Mintz

Billie Mintz

Director, Director of Photography


Billie Mintz is a renowned American film and television director. She is widely known for her work in the hit television series, The Newsroom, as well as for directing the films, The Big Sick and Operation Finale.

Mintz was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film & Television Production. After college, she began her career as an assistant director on the television show, “The West Wing,” and eventually became a full-fledged director.

Mintz’s body of work is impressive. She has directed episodes of popular television shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “The Good Wife.” She also directed the Emmy-nominated mini-series, “The Newsroom,” for which she won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.

In addition to her television directing credits, Mintz has also directed several feature films. Her first feature film was the 2016 romantic comedy, The Big Sick, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan. The film was met with critical acclaim and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

In 2018, Mintz directed the historical drama, Operation Finale, starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. The film was based on the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture.

Mintz has also directed several short films, including the award-winning “The Magic Tree” and “The Perfect Fit,” both of which were nominated for Academy Awards.

Mintz is an incredibly talented director who has made a name for herself in both television and film. She is an inspiration to aspiring directors, and her work is a testament to her skill and dedication.