Nancy Hendrickson studied acting with Earl Gister and others at Carnegie-Mellon University, graduating with a BFA in drama. She began directing in the theater. In 2001, she directed her first short film. She was a two-time finalist for The Directing Workshop for Women and is a member of The Alliance of Women Directors as well as the Writers Guild of America West. She now holds an MFA in screenwriting and has taught both directing and screenwriting at California State University Northridge, The Los Film School, New York Film Academy, Pepperdine, and Montclair State University. Her pilot series BOOMERS is available on Prime Video in the US and Europe and on Vimeo on Demand worldwide.