Deb Tullmann is an award-winning director, producer, and screenwriter. She has directed five feature films, including the critically acclaimed The Borrowed Dress (2015), which was screened at numerous film festivals around the world, and won the Best International Short Film at the 2017 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards.
Deb was born in 1977 in the United States and grew up in Maryland. She studied film at the University of Southern California and graduated with honors. After college, she moved to Los Angeles and worked as an assistant director for several productions.
In 2008, Deb directed her first feature, The Borrowed Dress. It was a low-budget independent movie that was shot in just three days. The movie was well received by critics, and it established Deb as a filmmaker. She went on to make two more independent feature films, Little Fish (2010) and Come Together (2012).
Deb is an advocate for female filmmakers. Her films feature strong female characters and her productions are often led by women. She has also served as a mentor for female filmmakers, and she has spoken at numerous events about the importance of championing female filmmakers in the industry.
In 2017, Deb directed her first feature-length documentary, The Playground, which explores the impact that playgrounds have on children's development. The film was an official selection at the 2017 International Documentary Film Festival.
Deb is an active member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and she is a founding member of the International Women's Film Festival. Her work has been praised by critics and audiences alike. She is a respected filmmaker and her work continues to inspire a new generation of filmmakers.