Siân Heder was born and raised in Cambridge, MA and currently resides in Los Angeles. She wrote and produced on the first three seasons of the acclaimed Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, for which she has received WGA nominations. Along with her fellow writers, she won a Peabody Award for her work on the television series, Men of a Certain Age. Her first short film, Mother, received top honors in competition at the Cannes Film Festival and played in over 40 festivals worldwide. Her short film Dog Eat Dog, starring Zachary Quinto and Philip Baker Hall premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Her debut feature, Tallulah, starring Ellen Page and Allison Janney premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and sold to Netflix. She has recently directed episodic television, The Path on Hulu and the upcoming series Glow. Sian has a BFA in theater from Carnegie Mellon University and is an alumna of AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, Film Independent’s Directors Lab and the Nantucket Screenwriters Colony.