Director of the Oscar-nominated “Selma” proves herself a powerhouse and leader with her online event “Rebel-A-Thon,” featuring over 40 black filmmakers dispensing their well-earned advice to Twitter users using the hashtag #ARRAY.
Golden Globe nominee Oyelowo (pronounced oh-yellow-oh) talks about being originally passed over for the role of Dr. Martin Luther King, then eventually landing the role and helping hire the director.
Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Hannah Fidell, David Lowery, James Ponsoldt, Colin Trevorrow, and the Zellner Brothers have all made films you should make it a point to see—because you will probably be desperate to work with them.
Ava DuVernay, writer-director and Sundance festival winner for “Middle of Nowhere,” is happy to avoid the industry and make the movies she wants.
Backstage speaks to actor Emayatzy Corinealdi about her breakout lead role in Ava DuVernay's Sundance hit "Middle of Nowhere," now playing at the Toronto International Film Festival.