As we said in the introduction to our 100 women directors list, the hardest thing about assembling it was picking so few when there are hundreds more great filmmakers worthy of inclusion. (Just ask Destri Martino, whose invaluable site the Director List includes over 1,000 women directors in its searchable database.) To highlight some additional ones, we’ve spent the last few weeks asking Hollywood figures like Sarah Jessica Parker, Tyler Perry, and Sarah Paulson to tell us about the female filmmakers they love. The women they picked ranged from well-known veterans to up-and-coming first-timers to women who’ve never directed a feature before, but should. You’ll find their testimonials below, as well as a few dozen extra names suggested yesterday by Twitter users.
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