Cherie NowlanDirector

Cherie Nowlan is one of Australia’s most sought-after directors. Her career has spanned feature films, award winning commercials and US television pilots. 


Cherie’s extensive directing credits in broadcast, streaming and cable television include; Tell Me Your Secrets for Amazon Prime; the new Marvel series for Hulu, Helstrom; Amazon’s The Wilds, which was nominated for a GLAAD award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2021; Hulu’s Reprisal and Netflix’s hit series, You and Outer Banks.


She has directed two pilots for ABC, including Mistresses which ran for four seasons. Other credits include How To Get Away With Murder, The Good Doctor and Grey’s Anatomy, Amazon’s Sneaky Pete, CW’s Riverdale and Legends Of Tomorrow, TNT’s Animal Kingdom, Claws and NBC’s Suits and Chicago PD. Her Australian credits include the multi award-winning Marking Time, for which Cherie won an AFI Best Director award. 


Cherie’s 2007 feature film, Clubland (aka Introducing the Dwights), starring Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn, premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for 11 AFI awards including Best Director and Best Actress. Cherie’s first feature film, Thank God He Met Lizzie, starred Cate Blanchett, Frances O’Connor and Richard Roxburgh, was nominated for five AFI Awards. Cate Blanchett won Best Supporting Actress.


She is developing and executive producing multiple television projects. 

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