Variety's 10 Directors to Watch & Creative Impact Awards
Variety's 10 Directors to Watch & Creative Impact Awards will feature a panel with the 10 Directors To Watch followed by the Creative Impact Awards. Steve McQueen will receive the Creative Impact in Directing Award for his work on Amazon Studios’ Small Axe. McQueen directed all five films in the anthology including Mangrove, Lovers Rock, and Red, White and Blue. Glenn Close will receive the Creative Impact in Acting Award for her work in Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy. Glenn received a Critics Choice, Golden Globe, and SAG Award nomination for her role as MaMaw. Both will participate in an awards presentation and Q&A.
Creative Impact Award in Directing
Creative Impact Award in Acting
10 Directors to Watch Panel
At a time when Hollywood is hungry for tips on where to find exciting new work, Variety spotlights 10 filmmaking talents on the brink of their big breakthrough. Read the full announcement HERE.
Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.
Night of the Kings
Shadow in the Cloud
John and the Hole
Regina King, One Night in Miami, is unable to join the panel but has been honored as one of Variety's 10 Directors to Watch 2021.