Rachael Quinn is a director, writer, producer, and actor from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Rachael graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a B.A. in Film & Media Studies, a minor in Theatre, and a focus on Creative Writing. Throughout her years as a student, she won awards nationally and regionally for her writing and filmmaking, specifically her directorial work. While at Franklin & Marshall College, Rachael directed two musicals with $10K+ budgets and was later invited back to direct a senior thesis performance of "The Last Five Years" as an alum.
During her senior year, she was recruited by an east coast production company, where she learned a broad range of skills from pre-production through post-production under an industry veteran. In the summer of 2017, Rachael moved to Los Angeles, California, to continue her work in film. In 2020, she co-founded Moonwake, a production company dedicated to telling unique stories, providing fresh perspectives, and giving platforms to underrepresented people, topics, and communities.
Nominated: Orpheus Award, Best Short Film
The Darkness Before Me
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF)
Los Angeles
Official Selection (Screenplay)
The Darkness Before Me
NYC Independent Film Festival 2018
New York
Franklin & Marshall College
Film & Media Studies
Current City
Los Angeles, CA
Lancaster, PA