Kelly Fremon Craig
|Kelly Fremon Craig|
1981 (age 36–37)|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||University of California, Irvine|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer|
Fremon Craig was born in Whittier, California and graduated from UC Irvine with an English degree. Fremon Craig started out writing sketch comedy and spoken word poetry in college, then landed an internship in the film division of Immortal Entertainment, where she read her first film script and began to pursue screenwriting. Fremon Craig now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and young son.
Craig has cited writer-director John Hughes as an influence on writing The Edge of Seventeen, and has mentioned Christopher Guest, Alexander Payne, Nick Hornby, and David Sedaris as inspirations.
|The Edge of Seventeen||2016||Director, writer, co-producer|
|Wild Game||TBA||Director, writer|
|Untitled The Edge of Seventeen Series||Pilot; executive producer|
|List of awards and nominations|
|2016||Critics' Choice Movie Awards||Best Comedy||The Edge of Seventeen||Nominated|||
|New York Film Critics Circle||Best First Film||Won[a]|||
|Chicago Film Critics Association||Most Promising Filmmaker||Nominated|||
|Toronto Film Critics Association||Best First Feature||Runner-up|||
|Detroit Film Critics Society||Best Film||Nominated|||
|Austin Film Critics Association||Best First Film||Nominated|||
|Indiewire Critics' Poll||Best First Feature||3rd place|
|Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards||Breakout Filmmaker of the Year||Nominated|
|2017||Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards||OFCC Award for Best First Film||2nd place|||
|Directors Guild of America Awards||First-Time Feature Film||Nominated|||
|Golden Tomato Awards||Best Comedy Movie 2016||5th place|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Feature Debut||Nominated|
|2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards||Best Movie||Nominated|||
- "The Edge Of Seventeen, a coming-of-age comedy with a refreshingly authentic voice". Writing Studio.
- "Hailee Steinfeld Talks Making Coming-of-Age Film 'Edge of Seventeen' at TIFF". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
- "Review: The Edge of Seventeen is a Modern Day Tribute to John Hughes". We Live Entertainment. 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
- "10 Screenwriters to Watch". Variety. Retrieved November 18, 2016.
- Zacharias, Ramona (November 18, 2016). "James L. Brooks and Kelly Fremon Craig on The Edge of Seventeen". Creative Screenwriting. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
- A. Lincoln, Ross (October 6, 2015). "Blake Jenner Joins Hailee Steinfeld In STX Coming-Of-Age Drama". Deadline. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
- Fleming Jr, Mike (March 30, 2011). "James L. Brooks' Gracie Films Buys 'Besties' Spec". Deadline. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
- Borys Kit (January 25, 2018). "'Edge of Seventeen' Filmmaker, Chernin Entertainment Team for 'Wild Game'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
- "'Edge of Seventeen' TV Spinoff Set at YouTube (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
- "La La Land Leads with 12 Nominations for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards". Critics' Choice. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
- "Golden Globes 2017 Film Surprises and Snubs: 'Deadpool,' Aaron Taylor-Johnson and 7 More Sudden Twists". Indiewire. 13 December 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
- "New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2016". New York Film Critics Circle. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
- "The 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association Award Nominees". Chicago Film Critics Association. December 11, 2016. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
- Vlessing, Etan (December 12, 2016). "'Moonlight' Named Best Film by Toronto Film Critics". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- Graham, Adam (December 14, 2016). "Local critics: 'Moonlight', 'Manchester' best of 2016". The Detroit News. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
- Anderson, Erik (December 15, 2016). "Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) Nominations: The Handmaiden Lands Top Mentions, Trevante Rhodes Double Nominated". AwardsWatch.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
- Miller, Neil (December 15, 2016). "2016 Austin Film Critics Awards Nominees, 'Moonlight' and 'Arrival' lead the way in AFCA's 2016 nominations". Medium.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
- "Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards". imbd.com. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
- Hipes, Patrick. "DGA TV Awards Nominations: 'Stranger Things', 'Westworld' & 'Atlanta' On List; Docus Include 'OJ: Made In America'". Deadline. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
- Schwartz, Ryan (March 2, 2017). "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations List — 'This Is Us,' 'Stranger Things'". TVLine. Archived from the original on 2017-04-07. Retrieved April 6, 2017.