Amy Seimetz, a director on Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” and the co-creator of the Starz series “The Girlfriend Experience,” has signed an overall production deal with FX Productions, Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions announced Tuesday.
Under the pact, Seimetz will develop new television projects exclusively for FX.
“Amy is an extremely talented multi-hyphenate artist and we are proud to have her join the family of outstanding writers, producers and directors working at FX productions,” said Schrier. “Her passion for storytelling is evident in all of her work, and we look forward to developing new series that showcase her talent.”
Seimetz directed two episodes of “Atlanta”s second season — aka “Robbin’ Season” — “Helen” and “Champagne Papi.”
She is the co-creator and executive producer on “The Girlfriend Experience,” a Golden Globe-nominated series based on the Steven Soderbergh feature of the same name which premiered in 2015 and has aired two seasons on Starz.
Seimetz also has experience on the big screen, both on and off camera. Her feature directorial debut, “Sun Don’t Shine,” won a special jury prize at South By Southwest in 2012 and was nominated for two Gotham Awards.
Her acting credits Shane Carruth’s flick “Upstream Color,” Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant,” and the upcoming films “My Days of Mercy,” “Wild Nights with Emily” and “Pet Sematary.”
On the small screen, Seimetz’s has appeared on “Stranger Things,” the AMC series “The Killing,” Christopher Guest’s HBO comedy series “Family Tree” and the upcoming second season of “Get Shorty.”
Seimetz is represented by WME and One Entertainment.