Artist Spotlight with Chen Drachman

Chen Drachman is an Israeli-American, award-winning actress and filmmaker based in NYC.

She was a film and TV major in high school in Israel specializing in scriptwriting, producing and editing. She became a permanent resident through an application of excellence in the field of production. Her acting credits include Last Week Tonight, and The Path, starring Aaron Paul. Chen’s first film, The Book of Ruth, starring Tony and Emmy Awards nominee, Tovah Feldshuh, has been in numerous festivals in the U.S. and abroad, including Cinequest, the Chelsea Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival and more. The film won Best Narrative Short at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, Best Family Short at the Deep in the Heart Film Festival, Best Narrative Short at the South Dakota Film Festival, and more. Since it concluded its run at the festival circuit, it had more than 125K views online through Omeleto. Her second film, But I’m a Shoe, starring The Legend of Korra‘s Janet Varney, won Best Script at the SENE Film Festival and is set to premiere in late 2023.