Bite-sized blog: Maria Giese

Maria Giese

When Saturday Comes (1996), the first feature directed by MARIA GIESE came directly on the heels of her matriculation at UCLA – in fact the deal to get the movie made was inked before she even graduated.

That first feature led to her being signed by the iconic agency William Morris. After facing years of closed doors with male only signs she started her own blog and went to the ACLU to get those doors open for all female filmmakers!

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Maria’s Website
Women Directors: Navigating the Hollywood Boys’ Club
“Troublemaker” Who Launched Hollywood’s EEOC Gender Probe: I “Don’t Regret” Starting the Fight
Female film directors are on outside looking in, but will ACLU flip the script?

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):


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