Professor Afia Nathaniel to direct an episode of Chicago Med as part of the NBC Female Forward 2020.
The Female Forward initiative serves as an entry point into scripted television for "female and ethnically diverse male and non-binary directors." Chosen directors will shadow on their assigned show 1-2 episodes before getting the opportunity to direct an episode for primetime television broadcast.
For more information on the announcement, please read the Deadline article here.
Congratulations, Professor Nathaniel! We are looking forward to hearing more about the program in the coming months.
If you haven't already, please check out Professor Nathaniel's debut feature film Dukhtar, streaming on Netflix.