Γυναίκες

by kopfkin0 | created - 01 May 2016 | updated - 05 May 2017 | Public

International women directors, writers & cinematographers.

1. María Novaro

Director | Lola

The most successful woman director of Mexican cinema studied Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Film Production at the University Center of Film Studies (CUEC) in Mexico City. She began her career as assistant director of Alberto Cortés in Amor a la vuelta de la ...

2. Céline Sciamma

Writer | Tomboy

Céline Sciamma was born on November 12, 1980 in Pontoise, Val-d'Oise, France. She is a writer and director, known for Tomboy (2011), Naissance des pieuvres (2007) and Bande de filles (2014).

3. Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director | Wadjda

Haifaa Al Mansour is the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia and is regarded as one of the most significant cinematic figures in the Kingdom. She finished her bachelor's degree in Literature at the American University in Cairo and completed a Master's degree in Directing and Film Studies from ...

5. Deepa Mehta

Director | Fire

Deepa Mehta is a transnational artist and a screenwriter, director, and producer whose work has been called "courageous", "provocative" and "breathtaking". Her visually lush and emotionally resonating films have played at every major international film festival; receiving numerous awards and ...

6. Lone Scherfig

Director | An Education

Writer/director Lone Scherfig graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1984. Her first feature film, THE BIRTHDAY TRIP (1990), was selected for Panorama in Berlin, the New Directors section at MOMA in New York and won the Grand Jury Prix in Rouen. Her next film, ON OUR OWN (1998), ...

7. Mia Hansen-Løve

Director | L'avenir

Cinema came into Mia Hansen-Løve's life when she was eighteen, as Olivier Assayas made her start as an actress in Late August, Early September (1998). Two years later, he gave her the part of "Aline" in his Les destinées (2000). Their artistic collaboration was coupled by a union in real ...

8. Sofía Espinosa

Actress | Gloria

Sofía Espinosa is an actress and writer, known for Gloria (2014), Los Bañistas (2014) and Coco (2017).

9. 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), ...

10. Pauline Acquart

Actress | Naissance des pieuvres

Pauline Acquart was born on December 17, 1992 in Paris, France as Pauline Acquart Bourquelot. She is an actress, known for Naissance des pieuvres (2007), Los Feliz (2016) and La bande à Juliette (2016).

11. Zoé Héran

Actress | Tomboy

Zoé Héran is an actress and assistant director, known for Tomboy (2011), Nos vies formidables (2017) and Comme des garçons (2018).

12. Adèle Haenel

Actress | Les combattants

Adèle Haenel was born on January 1, 1989 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Les combattants (2014), La fille inconnue (2016) and House of Tolerance (2011).

13. Géraldine Nakache

Actress | Tout ce qui brille

Géraldine Nakache was born on February 16, 1980 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. She is an actress and director, known for Tout ce qui brille (2010), Nous York (2012) and L'ex de ma vie (2014). She was previously married to Manu Payet.

15. Crystel Fournier

Cinematographer | Takva su pravila

Member of AFC (Association Française des directeurs de la photographie Cinématographique).

16. Karidja Touré

Actress | Bande de filles

Karidja Touré is an actress, known for Bande de filles (2014), Ce qui nous lie (2017) and Au bout des doigts (2018).

17. Jeanne Disson

Actress | Holy Motors

Jeanne Disson is an actress, known for Holy Motors (2012), Tomboy (2011) and Les salauds (2013).

18. Malonn Lévana

Actress | Tomboy

Malonn Lévana is an actress, known for Tomboy (2011), Polisse (2011) and Un plan parfait (2012).

19. Houda Benyamina

Writer | Divines

Houda Benyamina is a writer and director, known for Divines (2016), Sur la route du paradis (2011) and Ma poubelle géante (2009).

20. Laura Amelia Guzmán

Producer | Jean Gentil

Laura Amelia Guzmán is a producer and director, known for Jean Gentil (2010), Cochochi (2007) and Dólares de arena (2014).

21. Lucrecia Martel

Director | La mujer sin cabeza

Born in 1966 in Salta in the North of Argentina,Lucrecia Martel settled down in Buenos Aires where she attended the ENERC (National Film School). She started by directing a few shorts among which Historias Breves I: Rey muerto (1995), which garnered several awards in the international film festival...

22. Rebecca Zlotowski

Writer | Grand Central

Rebecca Zlotowski was born on April 21, 1980 in Paris, France as Rebecca Myriam Clara Zlotowski. She is a writer and director, known for Grand Central (2013), Planetarium (2016) and Dear Prudence (2010).

23. Julia Ducournau

Writer | Grave

Julia Ducournau is a French film director and screenwriter. She attended film school at La Fémis in Paris, where she studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film JUNIOR won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her first feature, the horror movie RAW, won the coveted FIPRESCI ...

24. Garance Marillier

Actress | Grave

Garance Marillier is a French actress, she is best known for her lead role in Grave (2016). Marillier began her acting career in 2011 in the short movie Junior (2011) by Julia Ducournau. She also appeared in the short movie Ce n'est pas un film de cow-boys (2012). She was a musician before turning ...

25. Shamim Sarif

Writer | Despite the Falling Snow

Shamim Sarif was born on September 24, 1969 in England. She is a writer and director, known for Despite the Falling Snow (2016), The World Unseen (2007) and I Can't Think Straight (2008). She is married to Hanan Kattan. They have two children.

26. Halima Lucas

Writer | Amelia's Closet

Halima Lucas is known for her work on Amelia's Closet (2016), It Happens (2013) and Jean (2014).

27. Emily Hagins

Director | 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...

29. Dorota Kiersnowska

Actress | Prywatne niebo

Dorota Kiersnowska is an actress, known for Prywatne niebo (1989).

30. Dorota Kedzierzawska

Director | Pora umierac

Dorota Kedzierzawska was born on June 1, 1957 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland. She is a director and writer, known for Pora umierac (2007), Nic (1998) and Wrony (1994).

32. Beatriz Novaro

Writer | Lola

Beatriz Novaro was born on June 13, 1953 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is a writer and actress, known for Lola (1989), El jardín del Edén (1994) and Viaje redondo (2009).

33. Laura Huertas Millán

Director | El laberinto

Laura Huertas Millán is a director and writer, known for El laberinto (2018), Sol negro (2016) and La Libertad (2017).

35. Yulene Olaizola

Director | Intimidades de Shakespeare y Víctor Hugo

Yulene Olaizola is a director and editor, known for Intimidades de Shakespeare y Víctor Hugo (2008), Paraísos artificiales (2011) and Epitafio (2015).

37. Alfredo Loaeza

Transportation_department | On the Road

38. Inti Aldasoro

Writer | Una cama para Valentina

Inti Aldasoro is an assistant director and producer, known for Una cama para Valentina (2011), Heli (2013) and Mi universo en minúsculas (2011).

40. Amat Escalante

Director | Heli

Amat Escalante was born on February 28, 1979 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Amat Escalante Wool. He is a director and writer, known for Heli (2013), The Untamed (2016) and Los bastardos (2008).



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