Cherie Nowlan is an Australian film and television director, based in Los Angeles.
Nowlan directed the 1997 film 'Thank God He Met Lizzie' starring Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe winning actress Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh and Frances O'Connor.
In 2007 she directed the feature film 'Clubland' (known in the US as 'Introducing the Dwights'). which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It starred Academy Award nominated, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award winning actress, Brenda Blethyn.
Cate Blanchett and Emma Booth both won Australian Film Institute Awards for their roles in Cherie's films.
Cherie is also a distinguished television director. Her recent American credits include 'Gossip Girl', '90210'' and 'Life Unexpected'.
In Australia she directed 'Dance Academy' (nominated for a 2011 International Emmy Award), the critically acclaimed period crime mini-series 'Underbelly: Razor' (2011), 'Packed to the Rafters' and 'Crownies'.
Her TV films include 'Marking Time' (for which she won the AFI for best direction in TV 2003), 'Small Claims' (2004), 'Small Claims: White Wedding' (2007) and 'Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away' (2011).
Other television credits include 'The Secret Life of Us', 'All Saints' and "The Alice'.