Variety has chosen its 10 Directors to Watch for 2015. This talented crop of cinematic storytellers hails from corners as far removed as Australia and Argentina, representing a diverse mix of genres…
10 Directors to Watch
Considerably artier than star Hans Dagelet's TV fare, Eche Jange's striking debut offers numerous awards.
Hill, John Lee Hancock, 10 Directors to Watch honored by Variety at annual gala
Variety presented Creative Impact Awards to director John Lee Hancock and actor Jonah Hill at a Parker Palm Springs brunch. Also feted were Variety's 10 Directors to Watch 2014 class. Hancock's…
From Ben Affleck to Denis Villeneuve, past honorees have gone on to glory.
On the set of "The Road Within," debut writer-director Gren Wells told her crew, "The only thing I require is that when you come talk to me, you have to curse. If you don't, I'm gonna fucking fire…
"Remember when black movies didn't necessarily star a dude in a fat suit and a wig?" With that pointed query, Justin Simien kicked off his successful Indiegogo crowd-funding push.
"Liberation inspires me," says Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski.
"Authenticity above all else." That, says Aron Gaudet, is the mantra for him and his wife, Gita Pullapilly, co-directors of the coming-of-age film "Beneath the Harvest Sky."
When Maya Forbes unveils "Infinitely Polar Bear" at Sundance next month, people may be surprised to see exec producer J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot logo at the front of her debut.