AWD Member Nikki Cole is now represented by The Associates Talent Agency.
She was also recently selected by the Telefilm Canada RDV Meet the Series Team to pitch her projects at the EFM (Berlinale), MIPTV, Series Mania, and MIPCOM. Read more about her experience in Variety.
Reborn, … Read On ›
Stacey Davis is an award-winning filmmaker and entertainment lawyer. She made her directorial debut in 2019 with her dramedy short CHERRY and her short documentary PIE IN THE PUSS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF PIEING IN FILM. Collectively, the films screened at over 30 festivals, including DC Shorts. … Read On ›
For AWD Member Kryzz Gautier, 2021 has been a hallmark year. The past twelve months have seen her gain major representation at CAA, get staffed on HBO's "The Gordita Chronicles," and sell several writing projects to major studios to which she is attached to direct. Just in the … Read On ›
Traci S Hays
AWD Member Traci S Hays recently wrapped production on her feature directorial debut. Tangled, a romantic comedy feature film based on the popular series by New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Emma Chase, stars Josh Plasse (iCarly) as “Drew Evans,” a handsome, arrogant … Read On ›
AWD Member Michelle Salcedo's feature directorial debut WOMAN OF THE HOUSE will premiere at NoHo Cinefest Film Festival, playing in person at the Laemmle NoHo 7 October 3rd, 2021 at 8 p.m.
In the film, YA novelist, Christine Chandler, surprises her group of friends at her … Read On ›
WIP FILM SPOTLIGHT highlights Member Films that screened through the Works in Progress Program and went on to great success!
In 2019, AWD Member Nicole Lucas Haimes screened a cut of her film THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE HUNGRY for an audience of fellow AWD directors at a … Read On ›
No Man of God, a feature film directed by AWD Member Amber Sealey, was released in theaters and on digital platforms in the US on August 27th by RLJE Films. The film, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in June, explores the complicated relationship that formed between FBI … Read On ›
AWD Member Ashely Maria's documentary film, PIONEERS IN SKIRTS, debuted on PBS in August. The multi-award-winning social impact film is a discourse on the issues that affect a woman’s pioneering ambition.
Check here for local air times, and be sure to follow Ashley on Twitter, Instagram, … Read On ›
by Angie Comer
There wasn't shortage of applicants for this year's Directing the Actor Lab, a virtual AWD program run by Jennifer Warren. From March to September 2021, the selected participants are being given a unique opportunity to workshop scenes with actors from a produced screenplay. Each director … Read On ›
AWD member Leena Pendharkar is an award-winning writer and director. Her sophomore feature, 20 Weeks, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival, played theatrically, and was distributed by Hulu. Leena's latest short film, Awaken, starring Parminder Nagra, Vee Kumari, and Seamus Dever, has screened at a number of Oscar-qualifying … Read On ›