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Rebecca Thomas '13 Directed Episode of Netflix Hit, 'Stranger Things'

November 17, 2017

Rebecca Thomas '13 directed "Chapter Seven: The Lost Sister," an episode of Stranger Things which premiered on Netflix last month.


Thomas is known for directing the feature film Electrick Children. She brings a new perspective to the show with her unique directing style, such as usage of neon light in between each action sequence. Her directing is “intimate” and “isn’t like anything else Stranger Things has ever done before or since, “ according to Vox.


Stranger Things is a television-format series created by the Duffer Brothers. It was released as a Netflix original series premiering on July 15, 2016. Since it’s premiere, Stranger Things has received an impressive list of awards and nominations, including the Golden Globes, Emmys, BAFTA Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and more.


“The show takes place in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the early-to-mid 1980s. The first season revolves around the disappearance of Will Byers, while the second season explores the repercussions from the events of the first season,” according to a synopsis of the hit show.