Great Female Directorsby kishiro6 | created - 06 Sep 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
List of great female Directors whose movies I have watched and can highly reccomend. (Some are famous, some infamous, some unknown and many of them underrated.)
1. Ida Lupino
Actress | High Sierra
Ida was born in London to a show business family. In 1932, her mother brought Ida with her to an audition and Ida got the part her mother wanted. The picture was Her First Affaire (1932). Ida, a bleached blonde, came to Hollywood in 1934 and played small and insignificant parts. Peter Ibbetson (...
Hard, Fast And Beautiful (1951), On Dangerous Ground (1952), The Bigamist (1953), The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
2. Alice Guy
Director | The Woman of Mystery
The world's first motion picture director, French-born Alice Guy entered the film business in 1896 as a secretary at Gaumont, a manufacturer of movie cameras and projectors who had purchased the invention from the Lumiere brothers. The next year Gaumont became the world's first motion picture ...
The Cabbage-Patch Fairy (1896), Bathing In A Stream (1897), Wonderful Absinthe (1899), Dick Whittington And His Cat (1913), Turn-Of-The-Century Surgery (1900), The Results Of Feminism (1906), The Drunken Mattress (1906), The Strike (1912)
Actress | Mickey
Mabel Normand was one of the comedy greats of early film. In an era when women are deemed 'not funny enough' it seems film history has forgotten her contributions. Her films debuted the Keystone Cops, Charlie Chaplin's tramp and the pie in the face gag. She co-starred with both Chaplin and Roscoe "...
Mabel's Strange Predicament (1914), Caught In A Cabaret (1914), The Extra Girl (1923)
Director | Christopher Strong
Dorothy Arzner, the only woman director during the "Golden Age" of Hollywood's studio system--from the 1920s to the early 1940s and the woman director with the largest oeuvre in Hollywood to this day--was born January 3, 1897 (some sources put the year as 1900), in San Francisco, California, to a ...
Merrily We Go To Hell (1932), The Bride Wore Red (1937), Christopher Strong (1933), Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Leni Riefenstahl's show-biz experience began with an experiment: she wanted to know what it felt like to dance on the stage. Success as a dancer gave way to film acting when she attracted the attention of film director Arnold Fanck, subsequently starring in some of his mountaineering pictures. With...
Das Blaue Licht (1932), Triumph des Willens (Documentary) (1935)
The Majesty Of The Law (1915), A Son Of Erin (1916), The Intrigue (1916)
Director | Ung frue forsvunnet
Edith Carlmar was born on November 15, 1911 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress and director, known for Ung frue forsvunnet (1953), Death Is a Caress (1949) and Bedre enn sitt rykte (1955). She was married to Otto Carlmar. She died on May 17, 2003 in Oslo.
Døden Er Et Kjærtegn (1949), Fjols Til Fjells (1957), Ung Flukt (1959)
Actress | The Witches
Mai Zetterling was born in Sweden in 1925, and lived briefly in Australia while still a child. She's known as a director and actor and trained on the Stockholm repertory stage, she began appearing in war-era films starting in her teens. Following her debut in Lasse Maja (1941), she made quite an ...
Director | Voskhozhdenie
Larisa Shepitko was born on January 6, 1938 in Artyomovsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Larisa Yefimovna Shepitko. She was a director and writer, known for The Ascent (1977), Heat (1963) and You and Me (1971). She was married to Elem Klimov. She died on July 2, 1979.
Wings (Krylya) (1966), The Ascent (Voskhozhdenie) (1977)
10. Jane Campion
Writer | The Piano
Jane Campion was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and now lives in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Having graduated with a BA in Anthropology from Victoria University of Wellington in 1975, and a BA, with a painting major, at Sydney College of the Arts in 1979, she began filmmaking in the early...
The Piano (1993), Portrait of a Lady (1996), Top Of The Lake: China Girl (2017)
11. Liliana Cavani
Director | Dove siete? Io sono qui
The Night Porter (1974), Year Of The Cannibals (I Cannibali) (1969)
12. Kathryn Bigelow
Director | The Hurt Locker
A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be ...
Strange Days (1995)
13. Lina Wertmüller
Writer | Pasqualino Settebellezze
Lina Wertmüller was born on August 14, 1928 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmüller von Elgg Spañol von Braueich. She is a writer and director, known for Seven Beauties (1975), Swept Away (1974) and The Basilisks (1963). She was previously married to Enrico Job.
Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze) (1975)
14. Caroline Link
Director | Nirgendwo in Afrika
Jenseits der Stille (1996)
15. Kimberly Peirce
Director | Boys Don't Cry
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
16. Chantal Akerman
Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), Je Tu Il Elle (1974) and No Home Movie (2015). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5...
Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
17. Penny Marshall
Actress | Laverne & Shirley
Penny Marshall was born Carole Penny Marshall on October 15, 1943 in the Bronx, New York. The Libra was 5' 6 1/2", with brown hair and green eyes. She was the daughter of Marjorie (Ward), a tap dance teacher, and Anthony "Tony" Marshall, an industrial film director. She was the younger sister of ...
18. Agnès Varda
Director | Sans toit ni loi
Agnès Varda was born on May 30, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium as Arlette Varda. She was a director and writer, known for Vagabond (1985), Faces Places (2017) and Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962). She was married to Jacques Demy. She died on March 29, 2019 in Paris, France.
Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7) (1962), La Pointe Courte (1955), Le Bonheur (1965), L'Une Chante L'Autre Pas (1977), Vagabond (1985), Jacquot De Nantes (1991)
19. Marjane Satrapi
Director | Persepolis
Marjane Satrapi was born on November 22, 1969 in Rasht, Iran. She is a director and actress, known for Persepolis (2007), The Voices (2014) and Chicken with Plums (2011). She is married to Mattias Ripa. She was previously married to Reza.
Persepolis (2007), The Voices (2014)
20. Greta Gerwig
Writer | Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and Mistress America (2015). Gerwig made her solo directorial debut ...
Lady Bird (2017), Frances Ha (2012)
21. Sofia Coppola
Actress | The Godfather: Part III
Sofia Coppola was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Sofia Carmina Coppola. She is a director, known for Somewhere (2010), Lost in Translation (2003), and Marie Antoinette (2006). She has been married to Thomas Mars since August 27, 2011. They have two daughters, Romy and ...
Lost in Translation (2003)
22. Nadine Labaki
Actress | Et maintenant on va où?
Nadine Labaki was born on February 18, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress and director, known for Where Do We Go Now? (2011), Capernaum (2018) and Caramel (2007). She has been married to Khaled Mouzanar since October 2007.
23. Jennifer Kent
Director | The Babadook
The Babadook (2014), The Nightingale (2018)
Director | Knockout
Prime Time (2012)
Director | Pokot
Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before ...
Horící Ker (2013)
27. Aisling Walsh
Director | Maudie
Aisling Walsh studied Fine Art at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology. There was no film course there at that time but there was a film appreciation society that she joined and through this she developed an interest in filmmaking and started making her own short movies. The ...
28. Alice Winocour
Writer | Proxima
Disorder (Maryland) (2015)
29. Allison Anders
Director | Gas Food Lodging
Anders weathered a rough childhood and young adult life which not only encouraged an escapist penchant for making up characters but also an insider's sympathy for the strong but put-upon women who people her films. Growing up in rural Kentucky, Anders would always remember hanging onto her father's...
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
30. Amy Heckerling
Writer | Clueless
Amy Heckerling studied Film and TV at New York University and got a Masters Degree in Film from The American Film Institute. Despite this education she couldn't get a break in Hollywood. However, in 1982, she made Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), and people started to take notice. In 1985, ...
Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982), Clueless (1995)
31. Amy Holden Jones
Writer | The Resident
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
32. Amy Seimetz
Actress | Upstream Color
Amy Seimetz first came to prominence producing and directing shorts and independent films. Most notably associate producing Barry Jenkins' Medicine For Melancholy which was nominated for Gotham and Independent Spirit Awards, after playing at South By Southwest and the Toronto International Film ...
The Girlfriend Experience (Series) (2016)
33. Andrea Arnold
Director | American Honey
Red Road (2006), Fish Tank (2009), American Honey (2016)
34. Angela Pope
Director | Hollow Reed
Angela Pope is a director who started her career making documentaries for television and the moved into TV drama and features.
Born 1945 in Weybridge Surrey, she was educated at Tiffin Girls Grammar School , and at Sussex University, followed - briefly - by post graduate work at UCLA which, she quit...
35. Angelina Jolie
Actress | Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...
By the Sea (2015)
36. Anna Maria Tatò
Domestic partner of Marcello Mastroianni.
The Night and the Moment (1994)
37. Annabel Jankel
Director | Tell It to the Bees
Founder of two award-winning production companies - Cucumber Studios in London, and MJZ (Morton Jankel Zander) in LA, NY and London, Annabel Jankel's career began directing music videos for artists such as Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Elvis Costello, Miles Davis and George Harrison. The creation of...
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
38. Anne Fontaine
Writer | Coco avant Chanel
Anne Fontaine was born on July 15, 1959 in Luxembourg as Anne Sibertin-Blanc. She is a writer and actress, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), The Innocents (2016) and Reinventing Marvin (2017). She is married to Philippe Carcassonne. They have one child.
Adore (Perfect Mothers) (2013), Chloe (2009)
39. Anne Goursaud
Editor | Dracula
Embrace of the Vampire (1995)
Hurra for de blå husarer (1970)
41. Annette Sjursen
Director | Min misunnelige frisør
Has worked freelance as a film and literature critic.
42. Asia Argento
Actress | Land of the Dead
Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...
Incompresa (2014), The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
43. Bette Gordon
Director | Handsome Harry
Variety, (1983), Luminous Motion (1998)
44. Betty Kaplan
Director | Of Love and Shadows
Betty Kaplan is a Venezuelan-American film director born in New York City and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Often Kaplan writes, directs and produces her own film projects. Betty has also directed several Televison commercials, directed theater in Los Angeles. She is Co-Chair of the Directors Guild...
Of Love and Shadows (1994)
45. Betty Thomas
Self | Howard Stern
Betty Thomas was born July 27, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating from Ohio University with a BA in fine arts. Initially sidetracked, Betty first taught school in Chicago but found herself restricted and needing more of an open forum for self-expression than a classroom. She found herself drawn...
Private Parts (1997)
46. Brit Marling
Producer | Another Earth
Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Heidi (Johnson) and John Marling, both of whom work in real estate. She graduated from Georgetown University, with a bachelor's in economics, and was offered a job with Goldman Sachs, which she turned down in favour of a career as an artist.
Another Earth (2011), Boxers And Ballerinas (2004), The OA (2016) (Co-creator/Writer)
47. Bronwen Hughes
Director | The Journey Is the Destination
Writer | À ma soeur!
Catherine Breillat is a Paris based filmmaker and writer who became famous for her distinctively personal films on sexuality, gender trouble and sibling rivalry. Accused of being a "porno auteuriste", Breillat allowed for an unbiased view of sexuality and extended the language of mainstream movies....
Romance X (1999)
Director | Twilight
Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a director and production designer, known for Twilight (2008), Thirteen (2003) and Lords of Dogtown (2005).
Director | Mesteren
Charlotte Sieling was born on July 13, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is a director and actress, known for The Man (2017), Borgen (2010) and Elsker elsker ikke... (1995). She was previously married to Peter Langdal.
Borgen (Series) (2013)
53. Cindy Sherman
Director | Office Killer
Cindy Sherman was born on January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Office Killer (1997), 30/30 Vision: 3 Decades of Strand Releasing (2019) and Prima Donna (2015). She was previously married to Michel Auder.
Office Killer (1997)
54. Claire Denis
Director | High Life
White Material (2009)
55. Claudia Weill
Director | Girlfriends
Claudia Weill was born on December 20, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Claudia Guiovna Weill. She is a director, known for Girlfriends (1978), ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) and Girls (2012). She has been married to Walter Simon Teller since July 14, 1985. They have two children.
56. Danièle Thompson
Writer | La bûche
Danièle Thompson was born on January 3, 1942 in Monaco. She is a writer and director, known for La bûche (1999), Avenue Montaigne (2006) and Queen Margot (1994). She is married to Albert Koski. She was previously married to Richard Thompson.
Le code a changé (2009)
57. Debra Granik
Director | Leave No Trace
Debra Granik (born February 6, 1963) is an American New York City-based independent film and documentary film director and screenwriter. She is most known for 2004's Down to the Bone, which starred Vera Farmiga, 2010's Winter's Bone, which starred Jennifer Lawrence in her breakout performance and ...
Winter's Bone (2010)
58. Diablo Cody
Writer | Juno
Diablo Cody is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Minnesota to live with her Internet boyfriend, Jonny who later became her husband. While there, she decided on a whim to take up stripping as a hobby of sorts.
She was working at an ad agency and got a promotion. The job wore her ragged ...
Actress | Human Wreckage
The Davenport family was well known in theatrical circles. Her aunt, Fanny Davenport was considered one of the greatest stage actresses of her time and her father, Harry Davenport, was a Broadway star before later venturing into movies. Her mother, Alice Davenport, was a respected Broadway and film...
60. Drew Barrymore
Producer | Never Been Kissed
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.
Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ...
Whip It (2009)
61. Elaine May
Actress | Small Time Crooks
Elaine May was born on April 21, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elaine Iva Berlin. She is an actress and writer, known for Small Time Crooks (2000), A New Leaf (1971) and Primary Colors (1998). She was previously married to David L. Rubinfine, Sheldon Harnick and Marvin May.
Mikey and Nicky (1976)
62. Elizabeth Banks
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Actress | Bound on the Wheel
Elsie Jane Wilson was born on November 7, 1885 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She was an actress and director, known for Bound on the Wheel (1915), Oliver Twist (1916) and Beauty in Chains (1918). She was married to Rupert Julian. She died on January 16, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Cricket (1917)
65. Pang Eun-Jin
Director | Orora gongju
Way Back Home (Jibeuro ganeun gil) (2013)
66. Eva Sørhaug
Director | Lønsj
90 minutter (2012)
67. Famke Janssen
Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand
Famke Janssen was born November 5, 1964, in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, and has two other siblings. Moving to America in the 1980s, she modeled for Chanel in New York. Later, taking a break from modeling, she attended Columbia University, majoring in literature.
This model-turned-actress broke into...
Bringing Up Bobby (2011)
68. Gail Palmer
Writer | Prisoner of Paradise
Gail Palmer was born on April 4, 1955 in St. Clair, Michigan, USA as Gail Parmentier. She is a writer and producer.
Erotic Adventures of Candy (1978), Candy Goes To Hollywood (1979), Prisoner Of Paradise (1980)
69. Gene Gauntier
Gene Gauntier was born on May 17, 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Genevieve Liggett. She was an actress and writer, known for A Hitherto Unrelated Incident of the Girl Spy (1911), The Scarlet Letter (1908) and Evangeline (1908). She was married to J.J. Clark. She died on December 18, 1966 in ...
The Colleen Bawn (1911)
Director | Little Women
Gillian Armstrong was born on December 18, 1950 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Gillian May Armstrong. She is a director and producer, known for Little Women (1994), My Brilliant Career (1979) and Not Fourteen Again (1996). She is married to John Pleffer. They have two children.
My Brilliant Career (1979), Little Women (1994)
71. Gina Kim
Writer | Never Forever
Gina Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is a writer and director known for pioneering international co-production films such as Never Forever (2007), Final Recipe (2013), Bloodless (2017), Invisible Light (2003), and Gina Kim's Video Diary (1999). Kim is an acclaimed film director whose ...
Never Forever (2007)
72. Hélène Cattet
Director | Amer
73. Icíar Bollaín
Director | Te doy mis ojos
Born in Madrid, Iciar Bollain has worked as an actress in films such El Sur (1983), directed by Víctor Erice; Sublet (1991) directed by Chus Gutiérrez, Malaventura (1988) directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón; El Mejor de los Tiempos (1990) and Un Paraguas para Tres (1992) directed by Felipe Vega, ...
El Olivo (2016)
74. Isabel Coixet
Director | The Secret Life of Words
Isabel Coixet was born on April 9, 1960 in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Isabel Coixet Castillo. She is a director and writer, known for The Secret Life of Words (2005), My Life Without Me (2003) and The Bookshop (2017).
76. Jen Soska
Actress | American Mary
Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sisters have always loved twisted film. Even at an early age, they devoured Stephen King novels, one after another as fast as they could read - and snuck into the over 18 sections at video stores, to critique the bloody ...
American Mary (2012)
77. Sylvia Soska
Actress | American Mary
Identical twins, writers, directors, actors, and even stunt players, the Soska sisters have always loved twisted film. Even at an early age, they devoured Stephen King novels, one after another as fast as they could read - and would sneak into the over 18 sections at video stores, to critique the ...
American Mary (2012)
78. Jennifer Lynch
Director | Chained
Boxing Helena (1993), Surveillence (2008), Hisss (2010), Chained (2012)
Director | The Dressmaker
Jocelyn Moorhouse was born on September 4, 1960 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Jocelyn Denise Moorhouse. She is a director and writer, known for The Dressmaker (2015), Proof (1991) and Muriel's Wedding (1994). She is married to P.J. Hogan.
81. Jordan Scott
Stunts | Legend
82. Julia Ducournau
Director | Grave
Julia Ducournau is a French film director and screenwriter. She attended film school at La Fémis in Paris, where she studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film JUNIOR won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her first feature, the horror movie RAW, won the coveted FIPRESCI ...
Raw (Grave) (2016)
83. Julia Leigh
Writer | Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Director | Depuis qu'Otar est parti...
Born in 1968, Julie Bertucelli worked as Assistant Director to a series of well-known directors including Otar Iosseliani, Krystof Kieslowski, Bertrand Tavernier, Emmanuel Finkiel and Rithy Panh. She then went on to direct a number of documentaries, all of which proved to be a considerable success....
The Tree (2010)
85. Julie Delpy
Actress | Trois couleurs: Blanc
Julie Delpy was born in Paris, France, in 1969 to Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet, both actors.
She was first featured in Jean-Luc Godard's Detective (1985) at the age of fourteen. She has starred in many American and European productions since then, including Disney's The Three Musketeers (1993), ...
The Countess (2009)
86. Julie Hivon
Writer | Tromper le silence
Tromper le silence (2010)
87. Julie Taymor
Director | Frida
Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).
She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...
88. Karyn Kusama
Director | The Invitation
Girlfight (2000), Aeon (2005), Destroyer (2018)
89. Kate Mulleavy
Costume_department | Black Swan
Kate Mulleavy is known for her role on The Fashion Fund, during which she competed with her brand, Rodarte. Founded by the legendary Anna Wintour, The Fashion Fund is a documentary-style TV show featuring behind-the-scenes action from the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the Vogue ...
90. Laura Mulleavy
Costume_department | Black Swan
Laura Mulleavy is known for her role on The Fashion Fund, during which she competed with her brand, Rodarte. Founded by the legendary Anna Wintour, The Fashion Fund is a documentary-style TV show featuring behind-the-scenes action from the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the Vogue ...
Director | Bron/Broen
Kathrine Windfeld was born on August 21, 1966 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Kathrine Behrendt. She was a director and assistant director, known for Bron/Broen (2011), Little Man (2002) and Rita (2012). She died on February 6, 2015 in Copenhagen.
Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)
92. Katt Shea
Director | Poison Ivy
Katt Shea was born in 1957 in Detroit, Michigan. She grew up in a quiet Detroit suburb and graduated from the University of Michigan with honors. Shea worked for a short spell as a teacher in the Detroit public school system. At age 19, Katt drove her Volkswagen to Hollywood, California. She did a ...
Stripped to Kill (1987), Streets (1990), Poison Ivy (1992)
93. Kayo Hatta
Director | Picture Bride
Kayo Hatta was born on March 18, 1958 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Lori Kayo Hatta. She was a director and writer, known for Picture Bride (1994), Fishbowl (2005) and Independent Lens (1999). She died on July 20, 2005 in San Diego, California, USA.
Picture Bride (1994)
94. Kaze Shindô
Director | Love/Juice
95. Kei Fujiwara
Actress | Organ
Organ (1996), iD (2005)
Writer | The Edge of Seventeen
Kelly Fremon Craig is a writer and director from Whittier, California. She made her directorial debut with The Edge of Seventeen. James L. Brooks' Gracie Films acquired the project in 2012, and developed the screenplay with Fremon Craig. She graduated from UC Irvine with an English degree. Fremon ...
The Edge of Seventeen (2017)
97. Kelly Reichardt
Director | Wendy and Lucy
Kelly Reichardt was born and raised in Miami-Dade Country, Florida, to a family of police officers. She had an interest in photography from a very young age. She started by using her father's camera, which he used for photographing crime scenes. She went to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in ...
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
98. Kim Farrant
Director | Strangerland
Kim Farrant is a director best known for 'Strangerland', a feature starring Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving.
Her other directing work includes the action procedural 'Rush' (Endemol/Ten), short films 'Between Me' and 'Bombshell' (2010 Melbourne International Queer Film Festival ...
Writer | À la folie... pas du tout
À la folie... pas du tout (2002)
100. Larysa Kondracki
Director | The Whistleblower
Larysa Kondracki was born in Toronto and studied English and theater at McGill University. She received an M.F.A. in film direction from Columbia University and directed the short film VIKO (2008) which played mainly at film festivals to widespread acclaim. The WHISTLEBLOWER is her first feature ...
The Whistleblower (2010)