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Nanette Burstein

Nanette Burstein was born on May 23, 1970 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She is a director and producer, known for Going the Distance (2010), American Teen (2008) and The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002). She is married to Scott Anderson (XV). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Going the Distance
American Teen
American Teen Director
On the Ropes
On the Ropes Director


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 2015 The Creators (Documentary short)
 2014 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2013 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Caught (2013)
 2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's Just Sex... (2012)
 2012 New Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Backslide (2012)
 2008 American Teen (Documentary)
 2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture (Documentary)
 2001 Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Express Yourself (2001)
- Let's Get It On (2001)
- Keep on Pushin' (2001)
 2000 The Investigators (TV Series documentary) (as Nanette Burnstein)
 1999 On the Ropes (Documentary)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (6 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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No one will deny that it's flat-out harder for women to get a job directing in Hollywood. It's a combination of factors: It's story, it's budget, but overall, the result is that there are very few female directors in Hollywood and the ones who are working are pigeonholed into directing films about women bonding like 'Diving Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'. How many women get to direct big-budget... See more »


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