The 25 Most Beautiful Women Behind The Camera

by felixfirefilms | created - 23 Oct 2013 | updated - 23 Oct 2013 | Public

A list of the film industry's most beautiful women who choose to stay behind the lens.

1. Kathryn Bigelow

Director | The Hurt Locker

A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be ...

2. Sofia Coppola

Director | Lost in Translation

Sofia Coppola was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Sofia Carmina Coppola. She is a director, known for Somewhere (2010), Lost in Translation (2003) and Marie Antoinette (2006). She has been married to Thomas Mars since August 27, 2011. They have two children. She was ...

3. Diablo Cody

Writer | Juno

Diablo Cody is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Minnesota to live with her Internet boyfriend, Jonny who later became her husband. While there, she decided on a whim to take up stripping as a hobby of sorts.

She was working at an ad agency and got a promotion. The job wore her ragged ...

4. Katie Dippold

Writer | The Heat

Katie Dippold was born in Freehold Township, New Jersey, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for The Heat (2013), Parks and Recreation (2009) and Ghostbusters (2016).

5. Julie Taymor

Director | Frida

Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).

She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...

6. Melissa Rosenberg

Producer | Jessica Jones

Melissa Rosenberg was born on August 28, 1962 in Marin County, California, USA as Melissa Anne Rosenberg. She is a producer and writer, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Dexter (2006) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011). She has been married to Lev L. Spiro since 1995.

7. Mylo Carbia

Writer | The Ghost Huntress

Mylo Carbia is an American screenwriter and novelist known for her work in the horror-thriller genre and trademark of surprise twist endings. Born and raised in Jackson, New Jersey, Carbia spent her childhood years writing to escape the horrors of growing up in a haunted house. As the daughter of ...

8. Nora Ephron

Writer | Julie & Julia

Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. She was an acclaimed essayist (Crazy Salad 1975), novelist (Heartburn 1983), and had written screenplays for several popular films, all featuring strong female characters, such as anti-nuclear activist Karen Silkwood (Silkwood (1983), ...

9. Nancy Meyers

Writer | It's Complicated

Nancy Meyers was born on December 8, 1949 in Pennsylvania, USA as Nancy Jane Meyers. She is a writer and producer, known for It's Complicated (2009), Something's Gotta Give (2003) and The Holiday (2006). She was previously married to Charles Shyer.

10. Gale Anne Hurd

Producer | The Terminator

Gale Anne Hurd was born on October 25, 1955 in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Stanford University, she joined New World Pictures as executive assistant to Roger Corman, the company president. She worked her way up through various administrative positions and eventually became ...

11. Shauna Robertson

Producer | Pineapple Express

Shauna Robertson was raised outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She spent many of her summers growing up at Camp Tamakwa in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Camp Tamakwa was the camp featured in the film Indian Summer (1993) and was attended by many famous people including Gilda Radner, Chevy Chase, Sam ...

12. Lorene Scafaria

Actress | Coherence

Lorene Scafaria is a writer and actress, known for Coherence (2013), Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) and The Meddler (2015).

13. Andrea Arnold

Director | American Honey

Andrea Arnold was born on April 5, 1961 in Dartford, Kent, England as Andrea P. Arnold. She is an actress and director, known for American Honey (2016), Fish Tank (2009) and Red Road (2006).

14. Susannah Grant

Writer | Erin Brockovich

Susannah Grant was born on January 4, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Susannah Rawson Grant. She is a writer and producer, known for Erin Brockovich (2000), The 5th Wave (2016) and In Her Shoes (2005). She has been married to Christopher Henrikson since 1995. They have two children.

15. Catherine Hardwicke

Director | Thirteen

Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a director and production designer, known for Thirteen (2003), Twilight (2008) and Red Riding Hood (2011).

16. Dana Fox

Writer | Couples Retreat

Dana Fox was born in Brighton, New York, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Couples Retreat (2009), How to Be Single (2016) and What Happens in Vegas (2008).

17. Callie Khouri

Writer | Thelma & Louise

Raised in Texas and Kentucky by her doctor father and mother. Went to Purdue University to study landscape architecture but switched to drama. Moved to Nashville after college to be with her family before heading to Los Angeles in 1982 to study at the Strasburg Institute. Worked for a commercials ...

18. Elizabeth Meriwether

Writer | No Strings Attached

Elizabeth Meriwether is a writer and producer, known for No Strings Attached (2011), New Girl (2011) and The Squid and the Whale (2005). She has been married to Alex Cuthbertson since June 11, 2016.

19. Lynne Ramsay

Director | We Need to Talk About Kevin

Lynne Ramsay was born on December 5, 1969 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. She is a director and writer, known for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), You Were Never Really Here (2017) and Morvern Callar (2002).

20. Susanne Bier

Director | Hævnen

Susanne Bier was born on April 15, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is a director and writer, known for In a Better World (2010), After the Wedding (2006) and Brødre (2004). She is married to Jesper Winge Leisner. She was previously married to Philip Zandén.

21. Amy Heckerling

Writer | Clueless

Amy Heckerling studied Film and TV at New York University and got a Masters Degree in Film from The American Film Institute. Despite this education she couldn't get a break in Hollywood. However, in 1982, she made Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), and people started to take notice. In 1987, ...

22. Megan Ellison

Producer | Her

Megan Ellison was born on January 31, 1986 in Santa Clara County, California, USA as Margaret Elizabeth Ellison. She is a producer, known for Her (2013), Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and Foxcatcher (2014).

23. Barbara Broccoli

Producer | Skyfall

She is one of the entertainment industry's most successful female producers. Barbara Broccoli was born to legendary filmmaker Albert R. Broccoli, affectionately known as Cubby, and Dana Broccoli on June 18, 1960. Not long after, Cubby Broccoli and his new partner, Harry Saltzman, secured studio ...

24. Cathy Schulman

Producer | Crash

Cathy Schulman was born in 1965. She is a producer, known for Crash (2004), The Illusionist (2006) and Tears of the Sun (2003).

25. Mary Harron

Director | American Psycho

Mary Harron was born on January 12, 1953 in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada. She is a director and writer, known for American Psycho (2000), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) and Alias Grace (2017). She has been married to John Walsh since August 15, 1998. They have two children.



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