Sofia Coppola

sofia-coppolaAmerican director, screenwriter and actress. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2013 for the comedy-drama Lost in Translation, movie which also received nominations for  Best Director and Best Picture. Coppola also won the Golden Lion -the top prize at the  Venice Film Festival- in 2010 with Somewhere.

Movie to be released: The Beguilded, a remake of the 1971 western drama film. Starring Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Kristen Dunst and Colin Farrel, the movie tells the story of an injured Union soldier imprisoned in a Confederate girls boarding school, who tricks his way into each of the women´s hearts, causing them to turn into each other and eventually, on him.


Patty Jenkins

pattyAmerican screenwriter and director. She directed Monster, a drama about serial killer Aileen Wuornos. In 2011 she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for the pilot of The Killing, and in 2012 won the DGA award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement for a Dramatic Series for the pilot of The Killing.

Movie to be released: Wonder Woman, due in theaters in June.

Ava DuVernay

ava-duvernayDirector, writer, producer and film distributor, Ava made her debut with the documentary This in the Life, in 2008. Her first narrative film, I Will Follow (2010), won the African-American Film Critics Association award for best screenplay. In 2012 Ava directer Middle of Nowhere, winning the Best Director award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, making her the first African- American woman to receive the award. With Selma, she  was the first black female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and was als the first black female director with a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2017, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th.  

Movie to be released:  A Wrinkle in Time, an American fantasy based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L´Engle. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Oprah Winfrey, Zach Galifianakis, between others. The movie is expected to be released on April 6, 2018, by Walt Disney Studios Motion.

Lucia Aniello

luciaHer previous work includes working in Comedy Central´s,  episodes of Broad City and the miniseries Time Traveling Bond (2016).

Movie to be released: Rock That Body.  The film tells the story of five friends from college who  reunite when they rent a beach house in Miami for a wild bachelorette weekend, but things get out of control when a male stripper turns up dead. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer and Paul W. Downs. It  is scheduled to be released on June 16, 2017, by Columbia Pictures.

 

 

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