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Ava DuVernay

  • Birthplace: Long Beach, California
  • Birthday: August 24

Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Ava DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and distributor. Her directorial work includes the historical drama Selma, the documentary 13th and the Disney children's adventure A Wrinkle In Time. She is currently in production on Central Park Five, a limited drama series for Netflix, as well as the fourth season of her hit series Queen Sugar for OWN. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Best Director Prize for Middle Of Nowhere, DuVernay amplifies the work of people of color and women of all kinds through her film distribution collective ARRAY.

Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Ava DuVernay is a writer, director, producer and distributor. Her directorial work includes the historical drama Selma, the documentary 13th and the Disney children's adventure A Wrinkle In Time. She is currently in production on Central Park Five, a limited drama series for Netflix, as well as the fourth season of her hit series Queen Sugar for OWN. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Best Director Prize for Middle Of Nowhere, DuVernay amplifies the work of people of color and women of all kinds through her film distribution collective ARRAY.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Nominations 2 Emmys

Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program - 2017

  • Winner
  • Ava DuVernay, Written by
  • 13th
  • Netflix
  • Forward Movement, LLC and Kandoo Films

Outstanding Directing for a Nonfiction Program - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Ava DuVernay, Directed by
  • 13th
  • Netflix
  • Forward Movement, LLC and Kandoo Films

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special - 2017

  • Winner
  • Ava DuVernay, Produced by
  • 13th
  • Netflix
  • Forward Movement, LLC and Kandoo Films

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