Filmmakers are known to be extremely proficient in their subjects. They are the engine oil behind the running of movies. Their intelligent approach and rational thinking process makes the movie an exciting medium of entertainment. Contribution to a film’s cause is of paramount importance. Not only does the amount of money invested matters, but also the brains behind it. Director and Scriptwriter acts as the brains behind the movie.
Concepts actualized and motive behind the movie is made clear only by the effort of the directors.
Some directors are born with a golden spoon. So was Abigail Disney. Her last name was synonymous with excellence in the movie industry. But that did not deter her focus to become one of the most thoughtful and articulate directors of her generation.
Abigail Disney Early Life
Abigail, as her title suggests was born to a very affluent family. She was the daughter of the owner of Disney Company and her brother was Walt Disney. That itself speaks for the kind of film pedigree she grew up with. Growing up, Abigail was an exceptional student very methodical in her studies. The fact is evident when we get to know that she studied in some of the most elite film institutes in America and United Kingdom. She obtained her degrees in film making and was instantly involved in her job of making films. Her debut film was Pray the Devil Back to Hell. It earned her a lot of critical acclaim and numerous accolades.
Abigail Disney Achievements and Philanthropy
This film of hers was premiered in the Athena Film Festival in Venice. It was received with aplomb and she became one of the most recognizable new directors on the block. The movie was the recipient of a variety of new awards including the best director debut in that very film festival. One complain that has been made against her is that she spends a lot of money on philanthropic deeds. It is estimated that she donates almost $70 million on an annual basis to NGO’s.
Abigail Disney Net Worth
Disney has been known to keep her earnings value private. However in a candid TV interview in June, she said that she has a total net worth of assets of around $120 million. That truly makes her one of the richest film directors in the history of Hollywood.