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Maggie Kylie
Margaret GardinerJune 15, 2020

“You have to be able to trust your instincts; when you do, in the moment, you can be successful.”It started with a backyard charity production of...

Edward Dmytryk
Jean-Paul ChailletApril 22, 2020

In the summer 1947 Edward Dmytryk, known as Mr. RKO, was riding high on the wave of the recent success of his latest picture Crossfire. That film...

Kitty Green
Margaret GardinerFebruary 14, 2020

“I grew up around a lot of women who have followed their dreams,” says Kitty Green, a previous AACTA winner for Best Feature-Length Documentary...

Catherine Reitman
Margaret GardinerMarch 8, 2019

“Women head up 69% of key departments on the show,” says Workin' Moms' multi-hyphenate Catherine Reitman, who conceptualized the idea of a series...

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Debra Granik
Margaret GardinerSeptember 25, 2018

“My closest allies are indispensable. My producing partner, Anne Rosellini, and I can communicate with honesty, so I don't have to compromise with...

Pamela Green
Margaret GardinerMay 23, 2018

“I’m a pusher,” says Pamela B. Green, director of the documentary: Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché, the first director-male or...

Milos Forman
Yoram KahanaApril 14, 2018

Of several European directors who parlayed their success in Europe after the Second World War into a Hollywood career, Forman was arguably the...

Zetna Fuentes
Margaret GardinerJuly 26, 2017

“I am so excited to see women and women of color as directors, making strides, and getting to work,” says Zetna Fuentes, director of the 7th...

Patty Jenkins
Margaret GardinerJune 21, 2017

“I felt more experienced and more correct for the job than many people before me.” Notes Patty Jenkins, the director of Wonder Woman, which has...

Chloé Zhao
Margaret GardinerMay 23, 2017

The opening of The Rider - winner, with A Ciambra, of the Directors Fortnight- focuses on a horse’s mane, spreading and floating in slow motion as...