Ava DuVernay is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and more. She is best known for being director and executive producer for Selma, director of A Wrinkle in Time, and director, producer, and writer for 13th. She studied at the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated with a double BA in English literature and African-American studies. Prior to working as a director, DuVernay worked in public relations where she worked with companies like 20th Century Fox, Savoy Pictures, and more. She was a publicist for films like, Scary Movie, Dracula 2000, Spy Kids, Two Can Play That Game, Half Past Dead, and more. She went on to work promotional services for films like, S.W.A.T., Good Boy!, Honey, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Johnson Family Vacation, White Chicks, Spider-Man 2, I, Robot, Collateral, and many more. The first movie she directed, produced, and wrote was This Is the Life, and has also worked on Middle of Nowhere. She has also been the executive producer, and writer for Queen Sugar..
How to hire Ava DuVernay for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Ava DuVernay.
Ava DuVernay's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Ava DuVernay for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Ava DuVernay, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Ava DuVernay. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Ava DuVernay booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Ava DuVernay for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Ava DuVernay booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Ava DuVernay charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Ava DuVernay for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Ava DuVernay agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Ava DuVernay, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Ava DuVernay booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Ava DuVernay, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.