Lori Precious has been directing since 1993 and a DGA director member since 1997.

She has directed hundreds of commercials, documentaries and music videos with talent Ryan Gosling, Ron Howard, Liza Minelli, Gena Rowlands, Joanne Woodward, Amanda Bynes, Kenan & Kel, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Aiden Quinn, Chris Matthews and many others for ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, FX, Disney, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Hasbro, Burger King and more.

She just completed a short film Curse of the Sunset Starlet starring Oscar nominated Sally Kirkland, co-written by Lori and renowned novelist and film critic Steve Erickson.

Lori has recently completed writing a coming-of-age feature, Hulaville, which she plans to direct. She is currently seeking financing.

Lori is also a fine artist whose work is shown in galleries and museums and is in many notable private collections: www.loriprecious.com.

She and her husband, novelist and journalist Steve Erickson, have 2 kids and live in Los Angeles.

Lori serves on the advisory board of Artists for Charity, a home to HIV+ children in Ethiopia.

And yes, Precious is her real last name.