Nancy Savoca

Writer-Director Nancy Savoca’s first feature, True Love won the Grand Jury  Prize at Sundance and Entertainment Weekly named it “One of 50 Greatest  Independent Films of All-Time.” Her feature work includes Household SaintsDogfight with River Phoenix and Lili Taylor, The 24 Hour Woman starring Rosie  Perez (ALMA Nomination for Best Director) and Union Square with Mira Sorvino,  Tammy Blanchard and Patti LuPone. Her films have screened at festivals around  the world and she has received Independent Spirit Award nominations for writing  and directing. As a documentary filmmaker Savoca directed and executive  produced Reno: Rebel Without a Pause: Unrestrained Reflections on 11th which  was screened at festivals around the world and released theatrically in the U.S. 

Savoca’s television work includes Showtime’s Dirt, winner Best Director, LA  Latino Film Festival nominee for Best Original Teleplay, Writer’s Guild of America  and HBO’s If These Walls Could Talk starring Demi Moore, Sissy Spacek and  Cher The film garnered multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations and was  the most watched original HBO film of all time when it aired. Savoca was the co recipient of New York Women in Film’s Lucy Award for her work on that film.