Hilary Brougher is a writer and director living and working in N.Y.C. She wrote and directed her first feature The Sticky Fingers of Time in 1996, produced by Isen Robbins, Susan Stover and Good Machine. The film was an official selection at the Venice, Rotterdam, and Toronto International Film Festivals, and was released theatrically in the U.S. in 1997. Hilary 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. It premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival where Hilary won the Waldo Salt Award for Screenwriting. The film was also awarded Best Director at the Milan International Film and was released theatrically in 2007. Current filmmaking projects include an original feature screenplay in development, Lila's Inside, with actress Sarita Choudhury attached.
Hilary is currently a member of the full time directing faculty at Columbia University's MFA Film Program and the Advisor for the student group Columbia Women in Film.