Catherine Hardwicke is an American film director, production designer, and screenwriter. Her works include the Academy Award-nominated independent film Thirteen, which she co-wrote with Nikki Reed, The Nativity Story, Twilight, Red Riding Hood, Miss You Already, Miss Bala and Lords of Dogtown.
Hardwicke trained as an architect at the University of Texas, and started in film as a production designer. She designed over 20 films, including Tombstone, Tank Girl, Three Kings and Vanilla Sky. Hardwicke’s debut as a feature film co-writer and director was the Sundance Award-winning Thirteen. Made for under $2 million dollars, it garnered an Academy Award nomination for actress Holly Hunter.
Hardwicke is best known for having directed Twilight, the first film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's best-selling "Twilight" book series.
As a speaker, Hardwicke explores why she chose to move from production design to directing; how she chooses a film project, from the script to other factors; and the director’s role in bringing a mega-bestseller to the big screen.
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The Miss You Already director talks about the films living "in her garage" because she can't get them made. Why? They star women.
Catherine Hardwicke, director of the first “Twilight” movie, is coming to Pittsburgh in mid-May for the Women in Film and Television International Summit.
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