Female Horror Directors

by lord_ruthven | created - 04 Jan 2014 | updated - 05 Jan 2014 | Public

Who said that women and horror don't match?

1. Kristen Anderson-Sauvé

Producer | Undetected

Kristen Anderson-Sauvé is a producer and director, known for Undetected (2012), Maybe It's Me (2014) and Remote Viewing (2015).

  • Undetected (short, 2012)
  • Unbuckled (short, 2013)

  • Locked In (short, 2012)

3. Karen Arthur

Director | Legacy

Karen Arthur was born on August 24, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Karen Jensen. She is a director and actress, known for Legacy (1975), Get Smart (1965) and Cagney & Lacey (1981).

  • The Mafu Cage (1978)

4. Tara-Nicole Azarian

Game Shakers

Tara-Nicole is an American actress who graduated High School, with honors, at the age of 14. At 15, she had already won 5 Telly Awards for her writing and directing. At 16 she had written and directed 6 short films, 2 web shows and her work had shown at over 140 film festivals both Nationally and ...

  • Sybling Rivalry (short, 2011)

5. Amy Lynn Best

Actress | Severe Injuries

Amy Lynn Best is a trained dancer and actress who started in the business by co-producing the independent feature horror film, The Resurrection Game, and co-stars as the pop psychologist turned zombie exterminator, Sister Mary Bliss. Like many independent film producers, Amy learned the film ...

  • Severe Injuries (2003)
  • Blood Bath: Blood Wrestling Volume I (2007)
  • Splatter Movie: The Director's Cut (2008)

6. Angela Bettis

Actress | May

Angela Bettis is an American film and stage actress, film producer, and director best known for her lead roles in the 2002 TV adaptation of the Stephen King novel Carrie, the title character in May (2002), and in Girl, Interrupted.

In addition to her work in film, Bettis also starred in two Broadway...

  • The ABCs of Death (2012)

7. 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 ...

  • Near Dark (1987)

8. Antonia Bird

Director | Priest

Antonia Bird was born on May 27, 1951 in London, England. She was a director and producer, known for Priest (1994), Face (1997) and Ravenous (1999). She was married to Ian Ilett. She died on October 24, 2013 in London.

  • Ravenous (1999)

9. Melantha Blackthorne

Actress | Countess Bathoria's Graveyard Picture Show

The desire to perform began early for Melantha, by the age of 6 she was studying classical ballet and continued to do so until her early teens. She loved the thrill of performing on stage and decided to enroll in her secondary school's dramatic arts program. These early performances cemented her ...

  • Sinners and Saints (2004)
  • Countess Bathoria's Graveyard Picture Show (2007)

10. Lizzy Borden

Actress | Fossil Fuckers

Lizzy Borden was born on December 20, 1976 in Huntington Beach, California, USA as Janet Romano. She is an actress and director. She was previously married to Robert Black.

  • Cannibalism (2002)
  • Forced Entry (2002)

11. Lori Bowen

Producer | I Am Monster

Lori Bowen was born in North Canton, Ohio, and moved to Sarasota, Florida, ten years later. Although she showed a proclivity for writing and performing at an early age, she didn't consider a career in the arts until, when in sixth grade, she became the editor for Brookside Middle School's weekly ...

  • Without/Within (short, 2008)
  • Aftershock (short, 2008)
  • JustUs (short, 2011)
  • A Hammer Fell in Jerusalem: And Be at Rest. (short, 2011)
  • Stella Buio (short, 2012)
  • I Am Monster (short, 2013)

12. Deborah Brock

Director | Montana Amazon

DG is known for her dynamic, award-winning vision powered by her extensive production experience. In 2020, she directed the pilot for Big Picture Digital's comedy web series, "The Sexual History of Women" starring Ashley Clements from "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries." DG was selected as a Guest Director...

  • Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)

13. Tara Cardinal

Actress | Legend of the Red Reaper

Tara Cardinal is the daughter of a psychic and a musician. Tara grew up on a small farm in Indiana. Cardinal moved out on her own at age 16 and worked three jobs in order to initially support herself. She was discovered in a shopping mall and acted in her first movie in 2006. Tara frequently ...

  • Scarlet Samurai: Incarnation (2013)

14. Axelle Carolyn

Actress | Tales of Halloween

Axelle Carolyn started out as a freelance reporter for some of the world's most prestigious film magazines and websites. Her non-fiction writing career culminated with the 2009 publication of her book 'Horror Movies In The New Millennium'. After a brief stint in front of the camera (most notably in...

  • The Last Post (short, 2011)
  • Hooked (short, 2011)
  • The Halloween Kid (short, 2011)

15. Hélène Cattet

Director | Amer

Hélène Cattet was born in 1976 in Paris, France. She is a director and writer, known for Amer (2009), The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2013) and Let the Corpses Tan (2017).

  • Catharsis (short, 2001)
  • Chambre jaune (short, 2002)
  • La fin de notre amour (short, 2003)
  • L'etrange portrait de le dame en jaune (short, 2004)
  • Amer (2009)
  • The ABCs of Death (2012)

16. Jennifer Lynch

Director | Chained

Jennifer Lynch was born on April 7, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Chained (2012), Boxing Helena (1993) and Surveillance (2008).

  • Hisss (2010)
  • Chained (2012)

17. Rachel Cole

Actress | Pregnant and Dying

Rachel Cole is known for her work on Pregnant and Dying (2012), Bluebeard (2016) and Monsters and Animals (2015).

  • Pregnant and Dying (short, 2012)

  • The Earl Sessions (2011)
  • Marty's House (2013)

19. Sophie Cowles

Writer | Horrorshow

Sophie Cowles is a writer and director, known for Horrorshow (2008), Neon Killer (2008) and The Initiation (2008).

  • Horrorshow (short, 2008)

20. Veronica Craven

Producer | In the Cellar

Veronica Craven is a producer and director, known for In the Cellar (2005), Pocahauntus (2006) and Loved Ones (2008).

  • Pocahauntus (2006)

21. Holly Dale

Director | Mary Kills People

Holly Dale is one of Canada's premiere film and television directors who has been making award-winning television and cinema for the past twenty-five years. She exhibits great versatility in her craft directing Television Pilots, Series, and Movies of the Week, as well as numerous Commercials, ...

  • Dead Meat (short, 1989)
  • Blood & Donuts (1995)
  • Blood Ties (2 episodes, 2007)
  • Grimm (3 episodes, 2011-2012)

22. Donna Davies

Producer | Fanarchy

Donna Davies is a producer and director, known for Fanarchy (2015), Nightmare Factory (2011) and High Hopes: The Business of Marijuana (2017).

  • Zombiemania (2008)

23. Marina de Van

Writer | Dans ma peau

Marina de Van was born in France in 1971, her father being a musicologist. She studied at the Lycée Henri IV and at the Sorbonne University where she earned a degree in philosophy. Then, in 1993 she became a student at the FEMIS, the French school for cinematic studies, where she graduated in 1996....

  • Dans ma peau (2002)
  • Ne te retourne pas (2009)
  • Dark Touch (2013)

24. Julie Delpy

Actress | Trois couleurs: Blanc

Julie Delpy was born in Paris, France, in 1969 to Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet, both actors.

She was first featured in Jean-Luc Godard's Detective (1985) at the age of fourteen. She has starred in many American and European productions since then, including Disney's The Three Musketeers (1993), ...

  • The Countess (2009)

25. Claire Denis

Director | High Life

Claire Denis was born on April 21, 1946 in Paris, France. She is a director and writer, known for High Life (2018), Beau travail (1999) and Nenette and Boni (1996).

  • Trouble Every Day (2001)

26. Diane Doniol-Valcroze

Director | Kill by Inches

Diane Doniol-Valcroze was born in Paris, France. She is a writer and director known for Penny Dreadful (2006), Hit and Run (2009), Kill by Inches (1999), and Fissure (1996). She is the co-writer and the co-creator of "41 Strange", a book of original flash fiction stories, a first of its kind ...

  • Kill by Inches (1999)

  • Dans ton sommeil (2010)

28. Michelle Fatale

Producer | Black Betty

Michelle Fatale (born September 20, 1983) is a multi-award winning writer, director, and producer originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2011, she formed the production company Chromosome 16 Productions with husband and filmmaker Justin Berger. In addition to her work in film, Michelle is a...

  • Dead Line (short, 2006)
  • The Cleaner (short, 2007)

29. Louisa Fielden

Director | People You May Know

Louisa Fielden is a multi-award winning director of television drama and films. After premiering at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, her viral-smash short film, People You May Know, debuted online to 250,000 views in 48 hours, and won the 2019 Best British Drama at The Discover Film Awards (from ...

  • Mr Lewis (short, 2009)
  • Narke (short, 2010)

30. Brenda Fies

Producer | I Hate L.A.

Brenda Fies is a producer and director, known for I Hate L.A. (2011), Distraught (2010) and Better Than Bullies (2012).

  • Distraught (short, 2010)
  • I Hate L.A. (2011)
  • Scrutinize (short, 2011)

31. Elisabeth Fies

Producer | The Commune

The prolific, funny, and fearless writer/director/producer of feature thriller "The Commune", awarded Best International Picture at Bram Stoker Festival.

Despite the terrible timing of winning "Best Action Screenplay" by Fade In Magazine and "Best Thriller Screenplay" by Creative Screenwriting ...

  • The Commune (2009)
  • Scream Queen (short, 2010)
  • Consumed (short, 2010)
  • T Is for Torture (short, 2011)
  • I Hate L.A. (2011)
  • Hard to Do (short, 2011)
  • Scrutinize (short, 2011)

32. Roberta Findlay

Cinematographer | The Altar of Lust

Noted adult and exploitation cinema filmmaker Roberta Findlay was born Roberta Hershkowitz in 1948 in New York City. The youngest in a family of three children, Roberta grew up in a tenement apartment in the Bronx. Findlay's Hungarian immigrant parents wanted her to be a pianist. Roberta met her ...

  • Take Me Naked (1966)
  • A Woman's Torment (1977)
  • The Oracle (1985)
  • Tenement (1985)
  • Blood Sisters (1987)
  • Lurkers (1988)
  • Banned (1989)
  • Prime Evil (1989)

33. Kei Fujiwara

Actress | Organ

Kei Fujiwara is an actress and cinematographer, known for Organ (1996), Id (2005) and The Neptune Factor (1973).

  • Organ (1996)
  • Ido (2005)

34. Emily Hagins

Writer | My Sucky Teen Romance

Emily was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her family moved to Austin, Texas in 1993, when Emily was 8 months old. Emily showed an unusual interest in movies at an early age, particularly The Muppet Movie. As she grew she became increasingly fascinated with movies and would often see movies such...

  • Pathogen (2006)
  • Party Killer (short, 2007)
  • The Retelling (2009)
  • Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013)

35. Mary Harron

Director | American Psycho

Mary Harron (born January 12, 1953) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter. She gained recognition for her role in writing and directing several independent films, including I Shot Andy Warhol (1996), American Psycho (2000), and The Notorious Bettie Page (2005). She co-wrote American Psycho and ...

  • Fear Itself (1 episode, 2008)
  • The Moth Diaries (2011)

36. Amy Holden Jones

Writer | The Resident

Amy Holden Jones is a writer and producer, known for The Resident (2018), Mystic Pizza (1988) and Black Box (2014). She was previously married to Michael Chapman.

  • The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

  • Spookies (1986)

  • Sylvie (short, 2010)

39. Jackie Kong

Director | Night Patrol

Jackie Kong is a director, producer, and screenwriter known for irreverent comedy and over-the-top horror films. In 1983, she made her feature film debut as director with the low-budget drive-in horror film The Being, which starred Martin Landau and Jose Ferrer. In 1984, she followed up by ...

  • The Being (1983)
  • Blood Diner (1987)

40. Karyn Kusama

Director | The Invitation

Karyn Kusama was born on March 21, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Karyn K. Kusama. She is a director and producer, known for The Invitation (2015), Girlfight (2000) and Destroyer (2018).

  • Jennifer's Body (2009)

41. Karen Lam

Writer | Chiral

Karen Lam is a writer and director, known for Chiral (2015), Evangeline (2013) and The Meeting (2013).

  • The Cabinet (short, 2007)
  • Doll Parts (short, 2011)
  • The Stolen (short, 2012)
  • The Pit: A Study in Horror (short, 2013)
  • The Meeting (short, 2013)
  • Evangeline (2013)

42. Mary Lambert

Director | Pet Sematary

Mary Lambert was born in 1951 in Helena, Arkansas, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Pet Sematary (1989), Madonna: Like a Prayer (1989) and The In Crowd (2000). She has been married to Jerome Gary since September 28, 1991. They have one child.

  • Tales from the Crypt (1 episode, 1989)
  • Pet Sematary (1989)
  • Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Strange Frequency (2 episodes, 2001)
  • Strange Frequency (2001)
  • Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
  • The Attic (2007)
  • The Dark Path Chronicles (7 episodes, 2008)
  • Dark Path Chronicles: Behind the Characters (2008)
  • Dark Path Chronicles: Making Of (2008)
  • Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (2011)

43. Shannon Lark

Actress | I Am Monster

Shannon Lark is a filmmaker and entrepreneur.

Noted as having "a highly original vision", Lark is an Academy recognized screenwriter and a critically acclaimed filmmaker with an extensive body of work that has been exhibited at hundreds of festivals, screenings, and retrospectives worldwide. She is ...

  • Marburg (short, 2004)
  • It's My Birthday (short, 2006)
  • Brains (short, 2007)
  • Go Ask Alice (short, 2008)
  • Lip Stick (short, 2010)
  • Cult Vol. 1 (2011)
  • I Am Monster (short, 2013)

44. Laura Lau

Producer | Open Water

Laura Lau was born on March 31, 1963 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Open Water (2003), Silent House (2011) and Grind (1997). She has been married to Chris Kentis since 1997. They have one child.

  • Silent House (2011)

  • Smothered (short, 2011)

  • The Pit: A Study in Horror (short, 2013)

47. Sally Mattison

Producer | Ultra Warrior

Sally Mattison is a producer and casting director, known for Ultra Warrior (1990), The New Gladiators (1988) and Full Fathom Five (1990).

  • Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)

48. Rebekah McKendry

Director | All the Creatures Were Stirring

Rebekah McKendry is a producer and director, known for All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018), The Dump (2012) and Tales of Halloween (2015). She has been married to David Ian McKendry since November 1, 2003.

  • The Dump (short, 2012)
  • The Barista (short, 2013)
  • Witches Brew (short, 2013)

49. Maude Michaud

Director | Dys-

Maude Michaud was born on December 23, 1983 in Greenfield Park, Québec, Canada. She is a director and writer, known for Dys- (2014), Frankenstein Unlimited (2009) and Complex Model (2007).

  • Recessed (short, 2007)
  • Frankenstein Unlimited (2009)
  • Snuff (short, 2010)
  • Hollywood Skin (short, 2010)
  • I Hate L.A. (2011)
  • Red (short, 2011)

50. Vinciane Millereau

Actress | Barbie Girls

Vinciane Millereau is an actress and director, known for Barbie Girls (2009), Les traducteurs (2019) and Elle s'appelait Sarah (2010).

  • Barbie Girls (short, 2009)

51. Jen Moss

Music_department | I, Tonya

Jen Moss is known for her work on I, Tonya (2017), 47 Meters Down (2017) and American Animals (2018).

  • The Morning After (short, 2011)
  • Dumped (short, 2011)
  • My Brother's Keeper (Or How Not To Survive The Apocalypse) (short, 2012)

52. Ashleigh Nichols

Director | Summer of the Zombies

Ashleigh Nichols was born on September 5, 1981 in San Diego, California, USA. She is a production manager and producer, known for Summer of the Zombies (2011), Fanboys (2009) and The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu (2009). She has been married to Eddie Beasley since May 17, 2008.

  • Summer of the Zombies (short, 2011)

53. Brianne Nord-Stewart

Producer | The Dangers of Online Dating

Brianne Nord-Stewart is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker known for writing and directing comedy films and series, and directing music videos around the world.

She got her start in Edmonton, Alberta, before moving to Vancouver, BC where she built a foundation for her work. After producing a ...

  • The Provider (short, 2011)

54. Christine Parker

Cinematographer | Blood of the Mummy

Christine Parker was born on November 25, 1962 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Christine Patricia Parker. She is a director, cinematographer and producer, known for her feature films Forever Dead, Fistful of Brains, A Few Brains More, Fix It In Post and countless short films including her ...

  • Forever Dead (2007)
  • Fistful of Brains (2008)
  • Getting a Head in the Movie Biz (short, 2008)
  • Dead of the Night (short, 2009)
  • Loneliness (short, 2011)
  • A Few Brains More (2012)

55. Barbara Peeters

Director | Bury Me an Angel

Writer/director Barbara Peters was one of the few female filmmakers who specialized in entertainingly trashy low budget drive-in exploitation fare in the 70s and early 80s. Peters often worked for Roger Corman's B-flick studio New World Pictures. She made her feature debut as co-writer and ...

  • Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

56. Hope Perello

Director | St. Patrick's Day

Has a daughter, Sophia.

  • Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)

57. Stacie Ponder

Director | Ludlow

Stacie Ponder is an actress and director, known for Ludlow (2010), Buyer Beware: Soulmates (2016) and Brunch with Bridget (2008).

  • Itch (short, 2010)
  • Ludlow (2010)

58. Stephanie Rothman

Writer | Terminal Island

Writer/director Stephanie Rothman was one of the few female filmmakers who specialized in low-budget drive-in exploitation fare in the '60s and '70s. Her movies are distinguished by gutsy, strong-willed and sympathetic women main characters and a radical libertarian feminist point of view. ...

  • Blood Bath (1966)
  • The Velvet Vampire (1971)

59. Fran Rubel Kuzui

Producer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Fran Rubel Kuzui is a producer and director, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Orgazmo (1997) and Angel (1999). She is married to Kaz Kuzui.

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

  • Hawkins Hill (short, 2010)

61. Katt Shea

Director | Poison Ivy

Katt Shea was born in 1957 in Detroit, Michigan. She grew up in a quiet Detroit suburb and graduated from the University of Michigan with honors. Shea worked for a short spell as a teacher in the Detroit public school system. At age 19, Katt drove her Volkswagen to Hollywood, California. She did a ...

  • Dance of the Damned (1989)
  • Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (1 episode, 1994)
  • Carrie 2 (1999)

62. Kate Shenton

Producer | Hollywood Patriarchy v My Movie

Kate Shenton was born and raised in Staffordshire, by her parents Celia and Len Shenton. She was educated at St Dominic's primary school before moving on to study politics at the University of York. During her time at York, Kate Shenton got very involved in both theatre and film directing. She made...

  • Bon Appitit (short, 2010)
  • Gimp (short, 2012)
  • Baby Face (short, 2012)

63. Cindy Sherman

Director | Office Killer

Cindy Sherman was born on January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Office Killer (1997), 30/30 Vision: 3 Decades of Strand Releasing (2019) and Prima Donna (2015). She was previously married to Michel Auder.

  • Office Killer (1997)

64. Devi Snively

Director | Bride of Frankie

Devi's unique approach to the horror genre has been likened to everything from the silent classics of Buster Keaton to EC Comics to Tim Burton and beyond. In 2007, Devi was selected as one of only 8 participants in the American Film Institute's (AFI) prestigious Directing Workshop for Women where ...

  • Raven Gets a Life (short, 2006)
  • Death in Charge (short, 2009)
  • I Spit on Eli Roth (short, 2009)
  • Last Seen on Dolores Street (short, 2010)
  • Trippin' (2011)

65. Jen Soska

Actress | American Mary

Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sisters 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 ...

  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk (2009)
  • Bad Girls (short, 2009)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive PSA 2010 (short, 2010)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive PSA 2011 (short, 2011)
  • American Mary (2012)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive 2012 (2012)

66. Sylvia Soska

Actress | American Mary

Identical twins, writers, directors, actors, and even stunt players, the Soska sisters 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 would sneak into the over 18 sections at video stores, to critique the ...

  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk (2009)
  • Bad Girls (short, 2009)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive PSA 2010 (short, 2010)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive PSA 2011 (short, 2011)
  • American Mary (2012)
  • WiH Massive Blood Drive 2012 (2012)

67. Penelope Spheeris

Director | Suburbia

Spheeris is often referred to as a 'rock 'n roll anthropologist'.

In 1974 she formed the first Los Angeles music video production company, ROCK 'N REEL. She concluded her music video work with the Grammy-nominated, "Bohemian Rhapsody" video for "Wayne's World". Spheeris' feature film debut was the ...

  • Hollywierd (1999)

68. Barbara Stepansky

Writer | Flint

Barbara Stepansky is a director and writer, known for Flint (2017), Die trojanische Kuh (2006) and Ex-Best (2015).

  • Hurt (2009)
  • Road Rage (short, 2010)
  • I Hate L.A. (2011)

69. Rachel Talalay

Director | Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Rachel Talalay was born in Chicago Illinois. Her parents, Paul and Prudence, moved to Baltimore to work/teach at Johns Hopkins when she was 4 years old. After studying Applied Mathematics at Yale University, she worked as a computer programmer at Johns Hopkins University. During this time, she met ...

  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
  • Killer machine (1993)
  • Wolf Like (1 episode, 2001)
  • Supernatural (1 episode, 2007)
  • Haven (2 episodes, 2010)

70. Rebecca Thomson

Director | Cupcake: A Zombie Lesbian Musical

Rebecca Thomson is a producer and director, known for Cupcake: A Zombie Lesbian Musical (2010), Slashed (2010) and 7 from Etheria (2017).

  • Cupcake: A Zombie Lesbian Musical (short, 2010)
  • Apple Head (short, 2010)
  • The Jelly Wrestler (short, 2013)

71. Donna Thorland

Producer | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Donna Thorland is a producer and writer, known for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018), Salem (2014) and TRON: Uprising (2012).

  • The Cobbler's Daughter (short, 2006)
  • The Night Caller (short, 2011)

  • Bloodtraffick (short, 2011)

73. Kate Tsang

Writer | So You've Grown Attached

Kate Tsang is known for her work on So You've Grown Attached (2014), Steven Universe (2013) and Sherman (2011).

  • My Mom and Other Monsters (short, 2013)

74. Vivita

Producer | Frankenpimp

Vivita is a Canada-based actress/filmmaker (and former model), who was born in Baghdad, Iraq. After t.v. production and extra work, she began to do acting & film-making work, within the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror ( with frequent artistic partner: Tony "Tex" Watt, with whom she ...

  • Frankenpimp (2009)
  • Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)

75. Katja von Garnier

Director | Bandits

Katja von Garnier was born on December 15, 1966 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany. She is a director and writer, known for Bandits (1997), Iron Jawed Angels (2004) and Windstorm (2013). She is married to Markus Goller. They have one child.

  • Blood and Chocolate (2007)

76. Jovanka Vuckovic

Director | XX

Jovanka Vuckovic is an award winning writer and filmmaker. She got her start in broadcasting as a visual effects artist, winning a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) for Best Visual Effects, then went on to edit the horror publication Rue Morgue Magazine for six and a half years. Her presence at the helm...

  • The Captured Bird (short, 2012)
  • Self Portrait (short, 2012)
  • The Guest (short, 2013)

77. Doris Wishman

Director | Satan Was a Lady

Doris Wishman was born on June 1, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA. She was a director and producer, known for Satan Was a Lady (2001), Diary of a Nudist (1961) and Nude on the Moon (1961). She was married to Louis Silverman and Jack Abrahms. She died on August 10, 2002 in Miami, Florida, USA.

  • Come with Me My Love (1976)
  • A Night to Dismember (1983)
  • Each Time I Kill (2007)

78. Reyna Young

Director | Forgotten Tales

Reyna Young's alter ego Miss Misery has been labeled by press as "The Queen of Horror in the bay area". She currently resides in San Francisco with her husband John Gillette and son Logan. Reyna is an Award Winning Director and actress with over 15 years of experience in Theater, Television and ...

  • Sinner (short, 2006)
  • Confession (short, 2006)
  • Out of Print (short, 2007)
  • Confession 2 (short, 2007)
  • Confession 3 (short, 2007)
  • The Last Doorway Show with Miss Misery (8 episodes, 2007-2008)
  • Miss Misery Christmas Special (short, 2009)
  • Welcome to My Darkside! (2009)
  • Zombie Attack (short, 2011)
  • The End (short, 2011)
  • Miss Misery's Movie Massacre (2011)
  • Sally (short, 2012)
  • Little Miss Muffin (short, 2012)
  • Miss Misery's Movie Massacre, Night of the Living Dead (1 episode, 2012)
  • Under the Bed (short, 2013)
  • Monster of Golden Gate (2013)
  • M Is for... Miscarriage (short, 2013)
  • A Nightmare to Remember: Volume 1 (2013)

  • The Shadow Within (2007)

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