Hilary Brougher is a screenwriter and director living and working in N.Y.C. Brougher also is a member of Faculty in the MFA Film Program, at Columbia University School of the Arts and the Advisor for Columbia Women in Film (C-WIF) She wrote and directed her first feature, THE STICKY FINGERS OF TIME in 1996. She wrote and directed her second feature, STEPHANIE DALEY in 2006. The film starred Tilda Swinton, Amber Tamblyn, Melissa Leo, Tim Hutton and Denis O’Hare. In 2006, the film won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival and Brougher won Best Director at the Milan International Film Festival, while actress Amber Tamblyn won Best Actress from The Locarno International Film Festival in 2006. The film was bought by Lifetime Television and the title changed to WHAT SHE KNEW. In 2014 Brougher was credited as co-writer with Tristine Skyler and director of the adaptation of Jane Mendelsohn’s novel, INNOCENCE. Critically, the film was received poorly.  There’s no record of Brougher having spoken publicly about her creative role in the film, though due to the film being so poorly received, many believe that her role was limited. As of 2015, Brougher describes a feature in development, LILA’S INSIDE with actress Sarita Choudhury attached.