2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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chelsea gilligan

Executive Producer/Actress

A star on the rise, Gilligan made her series regular debut on The CW's "Star-Crossed" where Gilligan portrayed "Teri," a tough as nails high school student, who also happens to be an alien. Her past credits include guest-starring roles on shows like "How I Met Your Mother," Victorious" and "Big Time Rush." Gilligan has also starred in two short films, one of which, Savage, has been adapted into a feature length film called Looking for Lions.

Gilligan was born and raised in California and always knew she wanted to be an actor. As a shy teenager she was encouraged to to enter a pageant to boost her self-confidence and after winning first-runner up she entered again the following year and won and went on to be second runner up in Miss Teen USA. While following the modeling path she began taking acting classes to perfect her craft and was soon booking job after job. When she is not on set, Gilligan's other great love is cooking and she is obsessed with perfecting all the different recipes she tries.Gilligan splits her time between New York City, Los Angeles.

My Filmmakers Sessions

Sunday, October 26

6:15pm CDT