Jamie Babbit has directed several features and produced and directed multiple award winning television shows. Her feature credits include The Stand In (starring Drew Barrymore), Addicted To Fresno, (SXSW Premiere 2015) starring Natasha Lyonne and the queer comedy, But I'm a Cheerleader, which debuted at The Sundance Film Festival. Other features include The Quiet for Sony and The Itty Bitty Titty Committee, which won The Grand Jury prize at the SXSW film festival.
Babbit's directing television credits include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Russian Doll, and Silicon Valley for which she received a Best Comedy Directing Emmy nomination. Babbit was also an Executive Producer on Silicon Valley for HBO. Babbit has been profiled in The New York Times, Out Magazine, Time Out, The LA Times, Filmmaker magazine, and Vanity Fair. Her film, But I’m a Cheerleader, was listed by The Independent as one of the top twenty best romantic comedies of all time.
Babbit began her career as Martin Scorsese's intern on "The Age of Innocence" and worked underneath David Fincher on "The Game." She directed three shorts that premiered at Sundance and her last short "Stuck" won a jury prize at Sundance.
Babbit graduated from Columbia University where she was a Centennial scholar in foreign studies and grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with her wife, Karey Dornetto and two daughters.