Top Favorite Female Directors of 2017by tlev-38675 | created - 10 Jul 2017 | updated - 23 Dec 2017 | Public
Director | Wonder Woman
Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for directing Wonder Woman, the Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster of 2017, and her debut feature Monster. Patty also works in television where she is best known for the pilot and finale episode of AMC's hit show The Killing.
Patty began her career as a ...
2. Greta Gerwig
Writer | Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and Mistress America (2015). Gerwig made her solo directorial debut ...
Director | Obvious Child
Director | The Hurt Locker
A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be ...
Director | You Wont Miss Me
Ry Russo-Young was born on November 16, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. She is a director and actress, known for You Wont Miss Me (2009), Babes in Toyland (2003) and Nobody Walks (2012). She has been married to Colin Spoelman since June 7, 2014.
Before I Fall
6. Trish Sie
Director | Pitch Perfect 3
Pitch Perfect 3
Producer | Rough Night
Director | M.F.A.
Director | When the Wind Changes
Fun Mom Dinner
10. Sofia Coppola
Director | Lost in Translation
Sofia Coppola was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Sofia Carmina Coppola. She is a director, known for Somewhere (2010), Lost in Translation (2003) and Marie Antoinette (2006). She has been married to Thomas Mars since August 27, 2011. They have two children. She was ...
11. Angela Robinson
Writer | D.E.B.S.
Angela Robinson was born on February 14, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for D.E.B.S. (2004), D.E.B.S. (2003) and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017). She is married to Alexandra Kondracke. They have one child.
Professor Marston & the Wonder Woman
12. Valerie Faris
Director | Little Miss Sunshine
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris have built an impressive body of work by perpetually seeking innovative projects in a variety of mediums.
After introducing bands such as REM and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on their ground breaking MTV show The Cutting Edge, Jonathan and Valerie continued to work in ...
Battle of the Sexes
13. Susan Johnson
Director | To All the Boys I've Loved Before
14. Morgan Dameron
Director | Different Flowers
15. Julia Ducournau
Writer | Grave
Julia Ducournau is a French film director and screenwriter. She attended film school at La Fémis in Paris, where she studied screenwriting. In 2011, her short film JUNIOR won the Petit Rail d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Her first feature, the horror movie RAW, won the coveted FIPRESCI ...
16. So Yong Kim
Director | Na-moo-eobs-neun san
She originally comes from Korea but also grew up in Los Angeles, USA.
17. Cathryn Michon
Writer | Muffin Top: A Love Story
18. Alexi Pappas
Writer | Tracktown
19. Stella Meghie
Director | Jean of the Joneses
Stella Meghie is a director and writer, known for Jean of the Joneses (2016).
Writer | Home Again
Hallie Meyers-Shyer was born on July 26, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Home Again (2017).
22. Maggie Betts
Director | Novitiate
Maggie Betts is an American screenwriter and film director. Born and raised in New York City, she attended Princeton University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She is the daughter of Roland Betts (a real estate developer) and Lois Betts. In 2017, Maggie won the ...