Mati Diop and Nicole Riegel Named to Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch for 2020

Each year, Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch list recognizes up-and-coming talent in filmmaking, and ICM Partners clients Mati Diop and Nicole Riegel were among the 2020 selections for the prestigious list.

Both directors have created remarkable work already and have big years ahead. Mati’s Atlantics won the Grand Prix at Cannes and has been selected as the Senegalese entry for Best International Feature Film at the upcoming Academy Awards, while Nicole’s latest film, the ICM Partners-repped Holler, is set to debut on the upcoming festival circuit. Both directors will be honored at the annual Variety brunch at Palm Springs Film Festival on January 3.

Stay tuned for more to come as these filmmakers continue to leave their mark on the industry.