Every year as part of our annual Rewind series in December we hand out four superlative awards, choosing a single Movie, Filmmaker, Performer, and Scene of the Year. In this archive, you will find our selections for Filmmaker of the Year starting in 2014.
The director’s ‘Small Axe’ anthology challenged film’s definition by exploring deeply personal stories in a radically varied and cinematic manner.
This year, we celebrate a perennial favorite.
By Rob Hunter
In which we honor our streaming overlords and all the talent they empowered in 2018.
A round of applause for the woman who made the best-reviewed film of all time on her first try.
By Jacob Oller
The reason anyone saw the year’s best movies, A24 is a force for cinematic good.
By Neil Miller
Every year, Film School Rejects names a Filmmaker of the Year. For 2015, that honor goes to George Miller. Here’s why.
By Kate Erbland
Every year, Film School Rejects names a Filmmaker of the Year. For 2014, that honor goes to Ava DuVernay. Here’s why.