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

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Aggie Self 2020
The Carlos Watson Show Self - Guest 2020
#BlackAF Ava DuVernay 2020
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Herself / Self 2018
Shine On with Reese Self 2018
Cultureshock Herself 2018
Half the Picture Herself / Self 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Aggie Self 2020
The Carlos Watson Show Self - Guest 2020
#BlackAF Ava DuVernay 2020
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Herself / Self 2018
Shine On with Reese Self 2018
Cultureshock Herself 2018
Half the Picture Herself / Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
49th NAACP Image Awards Herself 2018
Girls Trip Ava DuVernay 2017
The Oscars Herself - Nominee: Best Documentary Feature 2017
13th: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay Herself 2017
Chelsea Herself - Guest (as Ava) 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee 2015
Life Itself Herself 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
Don't Sleep! Hosted by T. J. Holmes Herself - Panelist 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
CBS This Morning Herself 1992
The Talk Self 2010
This Is The Life herself 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 Herself (archive footage), Herself 1981

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2019EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
2019EmmyOutstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2019EmmyOutstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2017OscarBest Documentary Feature Nominated
2017EmmyOutstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Won
2017EmmyOutstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2017EmmyOutstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Won
2015Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Nominated
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