Favorite New Indie Directors

Some favorite new indie directors who have been hitting the indie and underground scene the past 3 years.
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“ Winter's Bone, her second film, was just, wow. Sneaks up on you. Then you have to watch it again. ” - KatchFilm
 
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Shane Ryan
Shane Ryan began making films at the age of 7 after his father introduced him to video editing at the age of 5. He made action films in hopes to be the next Jean-Claude Van Damme until he was about 14, when he decided to delve into dramas and movies about troubled kids. Never wanting to be a director, Ryan wrote and directed his own films only because he wanted to be an actor and a writer...
“ From Amateur Porn Star Killer to Warning!!! Pedophile Released, his artsy, character driven, often minimal dialogue films disguised as sexploitation movies are a real odd look into the human mind. ” - KatchFilm
 
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“ I still can't figure out how I felt about Bellflower but one thing is clear; there is tremendous talent there. Let's see if it happens again. The film has such a slow start you are left scratching your head, but then bam! What a final act. ” - KatchFilm
 
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“ Just the first shot in The Vicious Kind leaves you gasping for breath. What emotion he drives right into with an actor you didn't know could capture it, and right of the flippin' bat. ” - KatchFilm
 
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Ti West
Director, V/H/S
“ House of the Devil. Best horror film of the past several years...period ” - KatchFilm
 
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Andrew Thomas Hunt
Producer, Sweet Karma
Andrew T Hunt has been involved in the film and television industry for over 15 years as a Writer/Producer/Director, having started producing and directing music videos straight out of college under the banner of his own company, DSC Productions. He then spent several years represented by some of Canada's biggest commercial production companies (Spy Films...
 
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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 Boston...
 
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Samuel Maoz
Director, Lebanon
 
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Jen Soska
Actress, American Mary
Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sister's 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 images on the backs VHS horror movies and in gore magazines...
 
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Sylvia Soska
Actress, American Mary
Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sister's 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 images on the backs VHS horror movies and in gore magazines...