Daisy von Scherler Mayer
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Daisy von Scherler Mayer is an American film and television director. She has directed feature films PARTY GIRL, MADELINE, THE GURU and SOME GIRL(S). Her TV directing credits include: RAY DONOVAN, HALT AND CATCH FIRE, CHICAGO MED, OUTCAST, GOOD GIRLS REVOLT, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, HOUSE OF LIES, MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, ABOUT A BOY, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, SHAMELESS, NURSE JACKIE, SHUT EYE, OUTCAST and MAD MEN. The 1995 Sundance Film Festival marked the debut of von Scherler Mayer’s critically acclaimed, cult classic PARTY GIRL, with Parker Posey. The film’s success led to a Fox television series. Next von Scherler Mayer adapted and directed the children’s book MADELINE into a Columbia Pictures film starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand. She followed this with the Bollywood-influenced screwball comedy THE GURU, for Working Title Films. Her last film was her adaptation of Neil LaBute’s play SOME GIRL(S), starring Adam Brody, Emily Watson and Kristen Bell. As a TV director, von Scherler Mayer has worked in both hour-long drama series and half-hour comedy for network, cable and streaming services, including ABC, NBC, CW, AMC, Showtime, Cinemax, Epix, Amazon, Netflix and Hulu. Daisy von Scherler Mayer lives in Los Angeles with her husband, film and TV composer David Carbonara, and their two daughters.