MOLLY SCHIOT started an Instagram project where she celebrated a different female athlete every day @TheUnsungHeroines. That project culminated into a book Gamechangers published by Simon & Schuster and available for purchase on Amazon.
As a filmmaker she directed an episode of the ESPN documentary series 30 for 30 Shorts.
CLARE KILNER began her career as a Stage Manager in the British theatre scene. She made a short film applied and was rejected from several UK film schools – made another film and then got into the Royal College of Art in London.
After her first feature film Janice Beard (1999) appeared at the Cannes market she secured American representation with the Gersh Agency and went on to direct features in Hollywood.
ANDREA ARNOLD won an Oscar for her short film Wasp (2004). She was a dancer on Top of the Pops in the 1970s and an actor before becoming a director.
Her feature film American Honey (2016) won the Cannes Grand Jury Prize. She recently directed for Jill Soloway’s series Transparent.
BREA GRANT is an actress who has also worked as a writer and director.
Her feature film Best Friends Forever (20103) screened at Slamdance.
HOLLY MORRIS has worked as a correspondent and author as well as directing documentary films.
Morris is the founder of Adventure Divas, a PBS documentary series, a unique character driven travel series.
NANETTE BURSTEIN is a commercial director as well as an award winning documentary filmmaker who directs television and narrative fiction film – and she co-owns a bar in NYC.
Burstein studied at NYU and her first feature On the Ropes (1999) was nominated for an Oscar and won the Sundance Jury Special Jury prize for a documentary.
MILLICENT SHELTON received an MFA at NYU and has gone on to direct for numerous television series. Her entree into the world of film was as a wardrobe assistant on Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing (1989).
Shelton’s feature film directorial debut Ride (1998) and was the first African-American woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for her directing of an episode of 30 Rock.
PEGGY HOLMES is a choreographer, dancer and director. She choreographed the scene with Michelle Pfeiffer on the piano in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989).
Her film directing debut was The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning (2008). She has gone on to direct other Disney projects.
ABBY EPSTEIN directed for the theater for a number of years before adding documentary filmmaking to her repertoire. She formed a theatre company in Chicago (Roadworks Productions) and then went on to form Ricki & Abby Films with Ricki Lake.
Epstein’s first documentary Until the Violence Stops (2003) stemmed from her work on Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues.
CAROLINE SUH has produced many documentaries and directed for the Sundance series Iconoclasts.
She directed the documentary Frontrunners (2008) and most recently directed a short film about gender inequity in the film industry, The 4% – which also can be viewed as a series of shorts on the Epix website.