Jill Sprecher is an American film director, producer and writer.
A graduate from University of Wisconsin–Madison with a degree in philosophy and literature, Sprecher relocated to New York to study film.
In addition to being a director, she has worked as a coordinator, production manager and line producer on both studio and independent features, often to pay the bills for her own film efforts. She studied film directing with Robert Wise and, prior to making her directorial debut with Clockwatchers (1997), she studied improvisational technique in Manhattan. For five years she served as a judge for CableACE Awards. Clockwatchers debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to screen at over a dozen international festivals. It won a Best Film prize at the Torino International Festival of Young Cinema of 1997.
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