Jason Bentley: This is Jason Bentley from KCRW and I'm here with director Floria Sigismondi, whose trademark camerawork in music videos for The White Stripes and Sigur Ros has been replicated by many others. She wrote and directed her first feature film, The Runaways. Today, we'll be playing excerpts of songs she's selected that have inspired her over the years as part of KCRW's Guest DJ Project. Hello Floria!
THE RUNAWAYS directed by Floria Sigismondi, written by Sigismondi from the book Neon Angel by Cherie Currie, with Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning and Michael Shannon. 109 minutes. An E1 release. .
Born in 1965, Floria Sigismondi is an Italian-Canadian director and photographer. As a child, she was obsessed with painting and drawing. She soon converted her interest into formal training by studying the two subjects at . Then she did a course in photography and became fascinated by this subject so much so that she graduated with a photography degree.