92nd Oscars' Predictions - Part 2: Best Director

by lynskeyium | created - 10 months ago | updated - 10 months ago | Public

My personal predictions regarding next year's Academy Award nominations for the Best Director category.

Note: this list will undergo revisions until January 2020.

1. 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 ...

Little Women

2. Neil Jordan

Writer | The Crying Game

Neil Jordan was born on February 25, 1950 in Sligo, Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for The Crying Game (1992), Breakfast on Pluto (2005) and Michael Collins (1996). He has been married to Brenda Rawn since June 30, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Vivienne ...

Greta

3. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

4. Marielle Heller

Director | The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Marielle Heller is a writer, director and actor. She was selected as a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Fellow and 2012 Sundance Directing Fellow, and was honored with the Lynn Auerbach Screenwriting Fellowship, and The Maryland Film Festival Fellowship. Her writing credits include pilots for ABC and ...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

5. Michael Engler

Director | Sex and the City

Michael Engler is a director and producer, known for Sex and the City (1998), Downton Abbey (2010) and Six Feet Under (2001). He has been married to Steven Sumser since November 23, 2014.

The Chaperone

6. James Gardner

Director | Jellyfish

James is a director and screenwriter from Hereford, England. He is a graduate of the UK's National Film & Television School (Directing Fiction MA) and known for writing and directing the short films Barry Glitter, The Car Washer and festival favourite Ferris & The Fancy Pigeon, which was ...

Jellyfish

7. James Kent

Director | Testament of Youth

James Kent is a director and producer, known for Testament of Youth (2014), The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010) and Stolen Girl.

The Aftermath

8. Joanna Hogg

Director | The Souvenir

Joanna Hogg was born on March 20, 1960 in London, England. She is a director and writer, known for The Souvenir (2019), Unrelated (2007) and Archipelago (2010).

The Souvenir

9. Joe Wright

Director | Pride & Prejudice

Joe Wright is an English film director. He is best known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Atonement (2007), Anna Karenina (2012), and Darkest Hour (2017).

Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings...

The Woman in the Window

10. Stephen Merchant

Producer | Extras

Stephen Merchant was born on November 24, 1974 in Bristol, England. He is a producer and writer, known for Extras (2005), Fighting with My Family (2019) and Logan (2017).

Fighting With My Family



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