Dee Rees Directs a Spectacular Sci-Fi Short Film for Walmart; Plus Two Other Female-Directed Commercials
Posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 by Hoai-Tran Bui
It’s no Super Bowl Sunday, but the Oscars are starting to step their game up in the realm of must-see commercials. The best of the bunch are a series of female-directed Walmart Oscars commercials. And they’re deserving of an Oscar category all of their own.
Dee Rees, Nancy Meyers, and Melissa McCarthy each directed one-minute short films for Walmart that could rival feature films. The most exciting of the bunch came from Mudbound director Dee Rees, who created a big-budget sci-fi short that went viral.