Rebecca Louisell is a writer/director working in narrative, documentary and new media. After studying fine art photography and mixed media, she later worked with youth before returning to graduate school for production in cinematic arts at the University of Southern California (USC). While at USC, Rebecca received several scholarships and a College Television Award. Her M.F.A. thesis film GENDERFREAK premiered at Outfest and showed at thirty festivals worldwide, winning “Best Short” awards at the Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival and Translations: the Seattle Transgender Film Festival. Rebecca’s upcoming projects are LA PICKER, a web series launching on YouTube in February, 2016 and TOMÁS AND INES, a feature film about a transgender teenager currently in development.