Early women directors Alice Guy-Blaché, Lois Weber and Dorothy Arzner developed significant techniques that are used in filmmaking today. Let’s learn about these remarkable women in this month’s ENewsletter and their contributions to the movies.
Directors whose movies are nominated for Best Motion Picture Oscars or Golden Globes usually receive a similar nod for Best Director. Surprisingly, Barbra Streisand was not nominated for a Best Director Oscar for Yentl and, similarly, Ava DuVernay did not receive a Best Director Oscar nomination for Selma. In this month’s ENewsletter, we profile these two exceptional movie directors.