Bite-sized blog post: Maggie Greenwald

Maggie Greenwald

Unlike many up -and-coming filmmakers in the 1980s who went the film school route MAGGIE GREENWALD learned the ropes of filmmaking directly through working on sets, driving vans, editing and exposing herself to the ins-and-outs of the industry before making her first feature Home Remedy (1987).

Her film noir The Kill-Off (1989) based on the novel by Jim Thompson is listed as one of the top 100 American Independent Films by the British Film Institute. Greenwald went on to direct The Ballad of Little Joe (1993) taking over the traditionally male-genre of the Western and putting a woman at the center of it and she continues to direct films and for television.

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Where to watch her films:




Read more about her:

Find her on Twitter
Maggie Greenwald’s Website
IndieWire – INTERVIEW: Imagecatcher; The Ballad of Maggie Greenwald
Filmdirectors Site

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2011Good Morning, Killer (TV Movie)
 2005Wildfire (TV Series) (1 episode)
The Party (2005)
 2003Comfort and Joy (TV Movie)
 2003Tempted (TV Movie)
 2002Get a Clue (TV Movie)
 2001What Makes a Family (TV Movie)
 1996-1997The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (TV Series) (9 episodes)
Inspector 34 (1994)
Sick Day (1994)


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