Drew grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and graduated from Brown University. She began her career in the arts working in off-Broadway theatre in New York City and as a classically trained singer. She was Assistant Director on 6 academy award-winning films, and has worked alongside such acclaimed directors as Sidney Lumet, Arthur Penn, Woody Allen, Paul Newman, Jonathan Demme, Rob Reiner and Abel Ferrara, to name a few. She’s also First ADed 7 movies for HBO and multiple TV series.
Drew’s directorial debut, “SEX AND A GIRL“, starring Genevieve Bujold, Alison Lohman, Robert Hays, Ellen Greene, Soleil Moon Frye and Angela Gotts, aired on Showtime and Lifetime Networks.
“FOLLOW THE PROPHET“, starring Annie Burgstede, Robert Chimento, David Conrad, Diane Venora, Tom Noonan and John Diehl was released theatrically and is now available on Amazon.
Drew was one of a handful of directors who shot 65 one-hour episodes for Fox’s telenovela series, SAINTS & SINNERS, starring Maria Conchita Alonso, Robin Givens, Mel Harris, Charles Shaunnessy, Natalie Martinez and Scott Bailey.
She directed second unit scenes for THE RETURNED, STARKID and NOW AND THEN.
Drew wrote and directed the short film, DAYBREAK, which received an LA Emmy.
Her short film, AMY’S GIFT, won 5 awards at festivals. DADDY’S EYES, her latest short, won Best in Fest and Best Narrative Short at The Lake Placid Film Festival and the Rome Film Festival and is still screening at festivals worldwide.
Drew co-produced the feature NINE BULLETS, for Writer/Director Gigi Gaston, produced by Gary Pearl & Cassian Elwes, starring Lena Headey, Sam Worthington, Barbara Hershey, LaLa Anthony and Dean Scott Vasquez.
Recently, Drew stepped up to direct on the limited series, American Sports Story, Gladiator for FX networks.
Drew is currently in development on two independent features, KINGS ROAD and BIKEHER, as well as a series derived from her short, DADDY’S EYES.