Ava DuVernay

Birthday:

08/24/1972

Place of birth:

Long Beach - California - USA:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ava Marie DuVernay (born August 24, 1972) is an American director, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor. At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, DuVernay won the Best Director Prize for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere,[1] becoming the first African-American woman to win the award.[2] For her work in Selma (2014), DuVernay was the first black female director to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award.[3][4] With Selma, she was also the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, though she was not nominated for Best Director. In 2017, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th (2016).


Production Credits

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Director
13th (2016)
Director
13th (2016)
Producer
13th (2016)
Writer
Selma (2014)
Director
Selma (2014)
Executive Producer
99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (2013)
Associate Producer
Say Yes (2013)
Director
Say Yes (2013)
Writer
The Door (2013)
Director
Venus vs. (2013)
Director
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Director
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Producer
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Writer
I Will Follow (2010)
Director
My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women and Hip-Hop (2010)
Director
My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women and Hip-Hop (2010)
Executive Producer
This Is The Life (2008)
Director
Untitled Hurricane Katrina Project ()
Director
Untitled Hurricane Katrina Project ()
Producer
Untitled Hurricane Katrina Project ()
Writer