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Tanya Wexler directed the critically acclaimed HYSTERIA, a romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator in Victorian England starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Rupert Everett, Felicity Jones, and Jonathan Pryce. The film had its world premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. HYSTERIA was released by Sony Pictures Classics in the summer of 2012, followed by an international release in the fall. Wexler previously directed the feature films BALL IN THE HOUSE, which also premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (released as RELATIVE EVIL) and starred Jennifer Tilly, David Strathairn, Jonathan Tucker and Ethan Embry; and FINDING NORTH (Palm Springs Intl Film Festival, NY Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, LA Outfest, SF Gay and Lesbian Film Festival) starring Wendy Makkena and John Benjamin Hickey.
Wexler attended the Columbia University School of the Arts (MFA in Film Direction) where she made two short films: THE DANCE (telluride Intl. Film Festival, Seattle Intl. Film Festival) and COOL SHOES (Huston Intl. Film Fest Award Winner).
Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Tanya received her BA in Psychology from Yale University ‘92. She currently lives in New York City with her wife and four children.