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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

Steve McQueen
Small Axe

Creative Impact Award in Acting

glenn_close_creative_impact   Glenn Close
  Hillbilly Elegy

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.

Prano Bailey-Bond
 Censor

Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.  
 
Wild Indian  

Nia DaCosta
 Candyman 

Sian Heder  
Coda

Philippe Lacôte
Night of the Kings

Roseanne Liang
 Shadow in the Cloud

Pascual Sisto  
John and the Hole  

Ricky Staub
Concrete Cowboy

Robin Wright
Land

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.

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