Martha Coolidge

Director | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Valley Girl (1983) | Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) | Real Genius (1985)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 9 nominations More »
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https://www.imdb.me/marthacoolidge
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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • NYU Tisch Graduate School of the Arts * – MFA 1974 New York
  • Rhode Island School of Design * – BFA 1973 Rhode Island
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Joanne Baron D.W. Brown Studio * – Acting, Joanne Baron California
  • Stella Adler Institute * – Acting, Stella Adler California
  • the Strasberg Institute * – Acting, Lee Strasberg Los Angeles
  • NYU Tisch School of Film & TV * – Directing, Filmmaking, Graduate School/ MFA, Beta Batka 1974 New York, NY
  • Rhode Island School of Design * – Film, Fine Arts, Theater, Professors included Mr. Merkin and Mr. Cohen 1971 Providence
  • David Craig * – Singing on Stage, David Craig 1979 Hollywood, CA
  • New School * – Directing Actors on Camera, N/A 1973 New York, NY
  • NYU Continuing Education * – Sound Editing and Composition for Film, A Sound Editor and a Composer 1972 New York, NY
  • Columbia University Graduate School * – Film , many 1968 New York, NY

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Emmys * – Best Director Nomination 2000
  • DGA Awards * – Best Director of Children's programing 2008
  • Directors Guild of America * – Best Director of Mini Series or TV Movies 2000
  • DGA Awards * – Best Director of Mini-Series or TV Movies 2001
  • Independent Spirit Awards * – Best Director - Feature Film 1991
  • Independent Spirit Awards * – Best Picture 1991
  • USA Film Festival * – Audience Award Best Picture 1978
  • Manheim Film Festival * – Golden Ducat 1978
  • American Film Festival * – Blue Ribbon (First Prize) and The John Grierson Award 1974
  • American Film Festival * – Blue Ribbon Award (First Prize) 1975
  • American Film Festival * – Blue Ribbon (first Prize) 1977
  • Academy Awards * – Nominations Best Actress and Best Support Actress 1991
  • Golden Globes * – Nominations Best Actress and Best supporting Actress in a Motion Picture 1991
  • Independent Spirit Awards * – Best Supporting Actress, Best Male Lead, Best Cinematography 1991
  • Big Bear Film Festival * – Life Time Achievement Award 2009
  • Women In Film Crystal Awards * – Crystal Award 1992
  • Emmys * – Best Actress, Best TV Movie, Art Direction, Cinematography, Hairstyling, Costumes, 2000
  • Emmys * – Nomination Best Supporting Actor 2000
  • Paris Lesbian Film Festival * – Audience Award Best Film 2000
  • Columbus International Film Festival * – Bronze Plaque Award Best Socal Issues Film 2000
  • GLAAD Media Award * – Won GLAAD Media Award 2001
  • Image Awards * – Outstanding Actress in TV Movie or Mini Series 2001
  • Black Reel Awards * – Best Actress, Best Film & 2 Best Supporting Actors 2000
  • Columbus International Film & Video Festival * – Bronze Plaque Award 2000
  • Golden Globes * – Best Actress in a Mini Series or TV Movie, Best Mini Series or Movie for TV, Best Supporting Actor 2000
  • IMAGE AWARDS * – Outstanding TV Movie, Miniseries or Special, Best Actress, 2000
  • NAMIC VISION AWARDS * – Vision Award for Best Drama 2000
  • Prism Awards * – Prism Award for Best TV Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special 2000
  • Satelite Awards * – Nominated Best Picture for TV, Best Actress and Best Actor 2000
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards * – Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries 2000
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards * – Nominations: Best Director, Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress 1992
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards * – Best Supporting Actor 1991
  • Montreal World Film Festival * – Best Actress 1991
  • NATIONAL Board of Review * – Won NBR Award 1991
  • Young Artist Awards * – Nominated for Best Young Actor, and Best Supporting young Actress 1992
  • PARIS FILM FESTIVAL * – Grand Prix Best Picture & Director and Best Actor 1986
  • Young Artist Awards * – Nominated for Best Family Motion Picture, and Best Performance by a Young Actor 1986
  • CableACE Awards * – Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Screenwriter 1993
  • GOLDEN GLOBES * – Nominated for Best Supporting Actress 1993
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