In her diverse and accomplished career, Mimi Leder has brought a sharp eye and fluid camera to big-budget features and emotionally charged TV series. For her, it’s all about what the characters need.
Whether it’s a pill-popping math genius, a washed-up wrestler, or a haunted ballet dancer, Darren Aronofsky finds a way to get inside his characters’ heads. His latest challenge in Noah is making the biblical disaster story come to life.
Breaking in with the indie feature But I'm a Cheerleader, prolific TV and film director Jamie Babbit got off to a quick start—and hasn’t slowed down since.
As the first American woman to direct a Chinese production in China, Dennie Gordon had to cross the cultural barrier. Now she’s a director in demand 6,000 miles from home.