Rachel Frances \"Frankie\" Shaw is an American actress, writer, director and comedian. She is best known for her short film SMILF, which she wrote, directed and starred in. SMILF premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded The Short Film Jury Award for U.S. Fiction.\nDeadline.com announced that SMILF is now headed to television, attached to Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupinsky and Emily Brecht at Quantity Entertainment, along with Michael London and ABC Signature. Showtime is developing the half-hour comedy, and Shaw is set to write, direct, star and executive produce. As the Deadline article states, the semi-autobiographical SMILF \"examines the travails of a young woman who comes to LA as both a struggling actress and a struggling single mom.\"