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Allison Anders at the 61st Annual Peabody Awards (2002)
Mary Allison Anders
November 16, 1954
|Alma mater||UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television|
|Known for||Gas Food Lodging|
Mi Vida Loca
Grace of My Heart
Anders was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant and a Peabody Award.
Anders was born near Ashland, Kentucky
Awards[change | change source]
- 1986: Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting – Lost Highway
- 1986: Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards – Lost Highway
- 1988: Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature – Border Radio
- 1992: New York Film Critics Circle for Best New Director – Gas Food Lodging
- 1992: National Society of Film Critics for Best New Director – Gas Food Lodging
- 1992: Independent Spirit Awards for Best Screenplay nomination – Gas Food Lodging
- 1992: Independent Spirit Awards for Best Director nomination – Gas Food Lodging
- 1995: MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2001: Independent Spirit Award for Best Film nomination – Things Behind the Sun
- 2002: Spirit of Silver Lake Award from the Silver Lake Film Festival
- 2002: Peabody Award for distinguished achievement and meritorious service – Things Behind the Sun
- 2013: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing of a Drama nomination – Ring of Fire
References[change | change source]
- "Certified Genius". New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
- "Allison Anders". Film Reference. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
- "MacArthur Fellows: Meet the Class of 1995: Allison Anders, Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California". MacArthur Foundation. 1 July 1995. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
- Variety Staff (16 August 2013). "'Ring of Fire': Emmy Nominee Allison Anders on a Jewel of a Composition". Variety. Retrieved 8 September 2015.