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Penelope Spheeris is a writer, producer, and director of film and television, directing and producing her first punk rock documentary feature film, The Decline of Western Civilization in 1981. It won such critical acclaim, that it was followed in 1988 by The Decline of Western Civilization, part II and The Decline of Western Civilization, part III in 1998.

In 1992,  Spheeris directed the popular and hugely successful comedy, Wayne’s World, based on a series of Mike Myer’s skits from Saturday Night Live. The Wayne’s World music video, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, which Spheeris also directed, was nominated for a Grammy.[/vc_column_text][rev_slider_vc alias=”women-in-film”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”More from Pryme Business” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”sidebar-heading”][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”avada-custom-sidebar-businessheadline”][vc_widget_sidebar][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”More from Pryme” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”sidebar-heading”][ess_grid alias=”grid-3by2″][/vc_column][/vc_row]