Vanessa Roth

Film Director
Vanessa Roth is an American filmmaker who writes, produces and directs non-fiction films and heads up social issue reform efforts through storytelling. She has won a number of film awards for her works, including a 2008 Academy Award for Best Short Documentary for Freeheld, an Emmy Honors Award for Social Impact and a IDA Nomination for best doc series for her Netflix series, Daughters of Destiny ( (, an Alfred I duPont-Columbia award for Taken In: The Lives of America's Foster Children, Impact Doc Awards for Outstanding Achievement in filmmaking for The Girl and The Picture as well as two Sundance Special Jury Prizes, Cine Golden Eagles, Casey Medals and a MacArthur Grant. She is currently (2019) Directing the Untitled Mar... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | History | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Vanessa Roth

Academy Award for Best Documentary (short Subject) Academy Award for Best Documentary (short Subject)

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Movies with Vanessa Roth as Actress(1)

as Hollywood Boulevard Girlfriend1994 Forrest Gump

Movies with Vanessa Roth as Crew(6)

Directing/Director2018 The Girl and The Picture
Directing/Director2015 The Texas Promise
Writing/Writer2015 The Texas Promise
Directing/Director2011 American Teacher
Production/Producer2011 American Teacher
Production/Producer2007 Freeheld

TV Shows/Series with Vanessa Roth as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2017 Daughters of Destiny
Production/Producer2017 Daughters of Destiny

Full Name: Vanessa Roth
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Columbia University, Columbia University School of Social Work
Vanessa Roth frequently works together with these people:
Alan Silvestri (2x, Crew)
Kevin Mangan (2x, Crew)
Debbie Denise (2x, Crew)
Andy Ryan (2x, Crew)
Steve Starkey (2x, Crew)
Hallie D'Amore (2x, Crew)
Charles Newirth (2x, Crew)
Cynthia Wade (2x, Crew)
Ryan Pallota (2x, Crew)
Nancy Haigh (1x, Crew)
Nina Saxon (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1142494, Added: 12/26/2018, Last updated: 04/10/2021