Ava DuVernay

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 71
Ava Marie DuVernay is an American filmmaker and film distributor. She won the directing award in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere, becoming the first black woman to win the award. For her work on Selma (2014), DuVernay became the first black woman to be nominated for a... read more

Ava Marie DuVernay is an American filmmaker and film distributor. She won the directing award in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere, becoming the first black woman to win the award. For her work on Selma (2014), DuVernay became the first black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and also the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2017, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th (2016).

Birth Name

Ava Marie DuVernay

Born

Thursday, 24 August 1972

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Actress Filmography

One Perfect Shot Self - Host 2022
The 27th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self - Presenter 2022
A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks Self 2021
Adele One Night Only Self / Self - Audience Member 2021
The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Aggie Self 2020
The Amber Ruffin Show Self 2020
The Drew Barrymore Show Self 2020
The Carlos Watson Show Self - Guest 2020
Dear... Self 2020
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

One Perfect Shot Self - Host 2022
The 27th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Self - Presenter 2022
A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks Self 2021
Adele One Night Only Self / Self - Audience Member 2021
The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Aggie Self 2020
The Amber Ruffin Show Self 2020
The Drew Barrymore Show Self 2020
The Carlos Watson Show Self - Guest 2020
Dear... Self 2020
#BlackAF Ava DuVernay 2020
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Self 2018
Shine On with Reese Self 2018
Cultureshock Self 2018
Half the Picture Herself / Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
49th NAACP Image Awards Self 2018
Girls Trip Ava DuVernay / Herself 2017
The Oscars Self - Nominee 2017
13th: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay Herself / Self 2017
The IMDb Show Self - Guest 2017
Chelsea Self - Guest 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2015
Life Itself Self / Self - Filmmaker 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
The Real Self 2013
Being Mary Jane Activist 2013
Makers: Women Who Make America Self 2013
Don't Sleep! Hosted by T. J. Holmes Self - Panelist 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
CBS This Morning Self 2012
The Talk Self 2010
This Is the Life 2008
Access Hollywood Herself (archive footage), Herself 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Insider Herself, Herself (archive footage) 2004
The View Herself 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest, Self 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Self, Self (archive footage), Herself 1994
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2019 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
2019 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2019 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2017 Oscar Best Documentary Feature Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Won
2017 Emmy Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Won
2015 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
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