Kristen to Make Directorial Debut With Refinery29

Kristen Stewart is making her directorial debut with a new short film for female-focused digital publisher Refinery29.

The Café Society actress is joining R29’s ShatterBox Anthology, which has committed to bringing short films from 12 female directors, writers and animators that explore the dynamic of power. The first project to result from the ethnology is Chloe Sevigny’s Kitty, which will premiere at Cannes. Stewart’s project is currently titled Water.

THR

Starlight Studios (which worked with Kristen on Sage + the Saints music video ‘Take Me to the South’): So excited to be working with our beloved Kristen again!! Starlight is producing Kristen’s upcoming screenwriting + directorial debut, shooting this summer!! 😍 🎬 | #StarlightStudios — with Aaron Schottenstein, Jason Newman, Tony DiGiac and David Ethan Shapiro.

Refinery29 has inked pacts with Kristen Stewart, Gabourey Sidibe and America Ferrera to produce original programming as part of the women-focused digital media company’s new content slate.

Actresses Kristen Stewart (“Twilight” movies) and Gabourey Sidibe (“Precious”) will make their directorial debuts with short films for Refinery29’s ShatterBox Anthology; Stewart’s is currently titled “Water” and Sidibe’s is “A Tale of Four Women.”

Variety

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