Nancy Stern Winters

Nancy Stern Winters

Producer, Director


Nancy Stern Winters is an award-winning director and producer. She has directed and produced a number of television series, movies, and documentaries, earning her recognition in the entertainment industry and beyond.

Winters was born in New York City and raised in the suburbs of Long Island. She had a passion for theatre from a young age, performing in local productions and eventually attending the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. After graduating, Winters began her professional career as an assistant director on several Off-Broadway productions. She then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in television and film.

Winters' first major directing job was for the sketch comedy show In Living Color. She went on to direct episodes of the sitcoms Mad About You, Spin City, and Dharma & Greg. In 2002, Winters directed and produced her first feature film, A Time for Dancing, which was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was praised for its exploration of the friendship between two teenage girls.

Winters went on to direct the television movie Life on the Flipside, which won a Prism Award in 2004. She also directed the feature film Moondance Alexander, which won multiple awards at film festivals around the world.

In addition to her directing career, Winters has served as a mentor to aspiring filmmakers through organizations such as the Sundance Institute and the Directors Guild of America. She has also been involved in numerous charitable initiatives, including the Women in Film Foundation and Step Up Women’s Network.

Winters’ most recent directing project is the television series Devious Maids, which she executive produced and directed multiple episodes of. She also directed the documentary Finding Home, which aired on PBS in 2011.

Throughout her career, Winters has been recognized for her creativity and talent. She has won several awards, including the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs, the Prism Award for Best TV Movie, and the Women in Film Crystal Award.

Winters continues to be an inspiring figure in the entertainment industry. She is a dedicated director and producer who has opened doors for aspiring filmmakers. As she continues to make an impact in Hollywood, she will undoubtedly continue to receive recognition for her work.

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