Five Upcoming Directors You Should Know


By:  India Brown

Creators of Color are taking over and we can't get enough! Check out these upcoming directors you should know:

Canadian director Karena Evans at only the young age of twenty two has already accomplished so much is her directorial career. She started out as an intern for the well known Director X. Evans was the first female recipient of the Lipsett prize. She has begun gained significant recognition from directing Drake’s music videos for his 2018 singles. In May, Evans signed with WME , an international digital agency.

Stella Meghie recently directed the movie Everything, Everything in 2017. Meghie has received her degree in screenwriting and was previously a public relations agent. Stella Meghie is name you should be on the lookout for more movie and even more to come.

Zetna Fuentes was recently been directing episodes of hit shows The Chi, The Fosters, and Jane the Virgin. She has been nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards. Fuentes continues to direct many small screen television shows for a variety of television networks.

Although already a well established actress, Regina King has recently been making great strides in her newest venture of becoming a director. Recently she has directed episodes of This Is Us and The Good Doctor. It is very apparent through her long list of work as too why King would expand into this new venture of directing. Be more on the lookout for her upcoming projects behind the scene.

Nikyatu Jusu is an independent filmmaker. He films are known for focusing on the multiple complexities of African-American female characters in her artwork. She has an upcoming anticipated film entitled Suicide by Sunlight. Jusu is definitely a director who has great things coming ahead.